Taleggio risotto with Maltagliati sausage balsamic vinegar

Creamy and delicate the Taleggio risotto with balsamic vinegar is the ideal first course for one dinner with friends or a lunch Sunday in family. An easy recipe that includes two Italian gastronomic excellences as main ingredients. Another merit? It is ready in less than half an hour.

Ingrediants

  • 320 g of carnaroli rice
  • 500 g of taleggio cheese
  • 1 small glass of grappa
  • a knob of butter
  • salt
  • Traditional Balsamic Vinegar DOP

How to prepare: Taleggio risotto with balsamic vinegar

The recipe of the Taleggio risotto with balsamic vinegar combines two Italian excellences for one first course tasty and delicate at the same time. The rice goes well with the enveloping creaminess of the taleggio cheese, contrasted by the slightly acidic note of the balsamic vinegar. This is a non-traditional process that involves cooking the rice not in the broth but in the water: in this way, more space is left for the meeting of the two main ingredients, taleggio and balsamic vinegar. Recipe easy but elegant, suitable for one dinner a bit’ special or of couple.

The Taleggio cheese it is a soft cheese with a delicate taste that grows in intensity with aging, originating from the homonymous cheese Bergamo valley. In the kitchen it proves to be a formidable ingredient, capable of giving flavor and creaminess to many dishes such as the amazing lasagna with artichokes and taleggio cheese with rolled pancetta or the delicious potato cake with taleggio cheese and parmesan.

L’balsamic vinegar is a product of the highest quality and ancient tradition, an elixir of goodness that in drops enhances the aged parmigiano reggiano, eg. Traditional balsamic vinegar has two ingredients, must and time, there are no shortcuts.

For more information ontraditional balsamic vinegar DOP we refer you to How to cook with traditional PDO balsamic vinegar.

If you are looking for a risotto that includes cheese as the main ingredient, try the Risotto with Jerusalem artichoke and raspadura or the very rich Risotto with four cheeses.

FOR OTHER PAIRINGS WITH PDO BALSAMIC VINEGAR: Baked onions with balsamic vinegar, Leeks with balsamic vinegar, Radicchio and scamorza in a pan with balsamic vinegar, Fried polenta with balsamic vinegar

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Risotto with pears and taleggio, Risotto with taleggio cheese and orange scent, Risotto with onion and balsamic vinegar with the Thermomix

Easy execution Preparation time 10 min Cooking time 15 min – 20 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Taleggio risotto with balsamic vinegar

Preparation Risotto with taleggio cheese with balsamic vinegar - Phase 1

Preparation Risotto with taleggio cheese with balsamic vinegar - Phase 1

Start preparing the taleggio risotto with balsamic vinegar by cutting the cheese into cubes and boiling water in a saucepan. Put the rice in another saucepan and dry it toast.

Preparation Risotto with taleggio cheese with balsamic vinegar - Phase 2

Preparation Risotto with taleggio cheese with balsamic vinegar - Phase 2

Deglaze with the grappa, stir and add as much boiling water as you need to completely cover the rice flush.

Preparation Risotto with taleggio cheese with balsamic vinegar - Phase 3

Preparation Risotto with taleggio cheese with balsamic vinegar - Phase 3

Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally and covering if necessary. It will take about 14 minutes from roasting. When the rice is cooked, but a little al dente, remove the pan from the heat and add the butter and cheese to make it cream. Season with salt if necessary, then divide the taleggio risotto into individual dishes, completing with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.

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