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Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto Recipe

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Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto

One year ago, I never would have guessed that pressure cooker mushroom risotto would be so amazing. Stove top risotto typically takes lots of love and careful attention. Fortunately, making risotto in the pressure cooker is simple enough that any home cook can achieve a beautiful risotto!

What is Risotto?

Risotto is a northern Italian dish that has many variations. But, at it’s core, risotto is a rice dish cooked in broth to achieve a creamy consistency. It can be served as a side, or as the main course. If you’re making a traditional “authentic” risotto, you’ll find yourself carefully crafting the risotto on the stove top, keeping it moving and adding one ladle of broth at a time. Fortunately, I’ve found that cooking risotto in the pressure cooker yields beautiful results every time! Even if you’ve perfected the authentic method of cooking risotto, I highly recommend giving the pressure cooker version a try!

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Our Favorite Risotto Recipes

I’ve cooked, and eaten, a lot of risotto in my life. And this mushroom risotto is one of my favorites. However, in different seasons, I enjoy different styles of risotto. My favorite risotto to make during the summertime is lemon risotto with summer squash. It’s bright and creamy, with a simple-to-execute method. During the spring, I enjoy risotto with spring peas and mint. And of course, I make them all in our Instant Pot!

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Pressure Cooker Risotto with Mushrooms

Rich and creamy risotto with meaty mushrooms.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 531 kcal
Author The Foodie Eats


  • 8 oz. baby bella mushrooms sliced
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil separated
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion diced
  • 1/3 cup celery 1 or 2 stalks - diced
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 4 cups vegetable broth or chicken stock no salt added
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • fresh chives for garnish


  1. Using sauté setting - once hot add 2 Tbsp. oil and mushrooms. Cook for about 5 minutes - until they release their liquid and it all evaporates. Set mushrooms aside.
  2. Continuing on sauté - add 2 Tbsp. oil, onions, celery, and coriander to IP and cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add rice and cook for another 1 minute, stirring constantly to make sure each grain is coated and toasted evenly. Next, add wine and cook for another minute until completely evaporated, stirring constantly.
  3. Add broth/stock, mushrooms, and salt. Lock lid and switch to manual setting (high pressure) for 4 minutes.
  4. Once cook time is complete, quick-release pressure. Mix well, then add Parmesan cheese and stir until completely incorporated. You may want to add more stock to reach desired consistency.
  5. Transfer to bowl, garnish with chives, and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

If your stock already has salt, there's no need to add any in step 3.

Nutrition Facts
Pressure Cooker Risotto with Mushrooms
Amount Per Serving
Calories 531 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 904mg 38%
Potassium 648mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 3.2%
Vitamin C 9.7%
Calcium 11.8%
Iron 26.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Reply
    November 7, 2017 at 8:52 pm

    I am a picky eater and when i heard what it was, I thought to myself…”is this actually going to be good?”

    Well, it was, it was so delicious. I couldn’t put it down. A definite must.

  • Reply
    January 27, 2018 at 6:08 pm

    This was a hit last Thanksgiving! Thanks for the great recipe!

  • Reply
    April 6, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    Yummmm!!!! The texture and flavor on the risotto was perfect! Looking forward to trying out the other recipes!

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