Rice, Milan Style

(Risotto alla Milanese)

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup uncooked regular rice

1 small onion, chopped

1 tablespoon chopped beef marrow (optional)

3 tablespoons butter or margarine

2 cups water

2 teaspoons instant chicken bouillon

1/4 teaspoon salt

Dash of ground saffron

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Cook and stir rice, onion and beef marrow (if used) in butter in 2-quart saucepan until rice is golden, 4 to 5 minutes.

Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese. Heat to boiling, stirring once or twice; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 14 minutes without lifting cover or stirring.

Remove from heat. Gently stir in cheese with fork; cover and let steam 5 to 10 minutes.

Serve rice with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.

Yields 6 servings.

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