Risotto with sausage and Barbera wine

January 25, 2017 1 min read

Risotto with sausage and Barbera wine

The peculiarity of this dish is given by the red wine, full-bodied and still, that makes risotto very velvety in perfect contrast with the rich and fat texture of the sausage.


  • SERVES 4
  • PREPARATION TIME 30 minutes
  • COOKING TIME 1 hour
  • DIFFICULTY medium


  • 200g sausage
  • 360g rice
  • 300dl Barbera wine
  • 100g butter
  • 1l vegetable stock
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Grated Parmesan cheese



    1. In two different saucepans, bring wine and vegetable stock to the boil.
    2. After cutting the sausage into pieces, sauté it with a knob of butter.
    3. Then place rice into the pan with the sausage and toast it; simmer with a bit of boiling wine and let it evaporate.
    4. Continue cooking. Pour into the stock and season with salt.
    5. When halfway through cooking time, add red wine.
    6. Once cooked, mix risotto with butter and Parmesan cheese until creamy and then serve.


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