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Bacon and mushroom risotto

Life is better with risotto.
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Mushroom and bacon risotto is a go-to for easy family dinners and this recipe is one to have on hand for busy weeknights.

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1.Pour stock into a medium saucepan and bring to a slow simmer on medium. Reduce heat to low and keep warm.
2.In a large heavy-based saucepan, heat oil on medium. Saute mushrooms, bacon, leek and garlic for 3-4 minutes until leek is tender. Add rice, stirring, for 1 miute to coat in oil.
3.Pour in wine and cook, stirring, for 1 minute until absorbed. Add hot stock, 1 cup at a time, stirring between each addition, until liquid is almost absorbed (15-20 mins). Rice should be creamy with a slight bite.
4.Remove from heat. Mix parsley, parmesan and butter through gently. Season to taste. Set aside, covered, for 2 minutes. Sprinkle with extra parmesan and accompany with lemon wedges.

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