Risotto with mushrooms is a classic autumn recipe, tasty and aromatic. A perfect dish for mushroom lovers, which combines well with all its varieties, offering a different, intense and delicate flavor.
It is a nutritionally complete dish, thanks to the carbohydrates from the rice, the minerals and vitamins from the mushrooms, and the calcium from the Parmesan cheese. The mushroom risotto is ideal for vegetarians and people who are intolerant to gluten; In addition, it adapts well to the diet, because it is low in calories and light.
The nutritional properties of mushroom risotto
One of the most important and well-known properties of rice is its digestibility: its nutrients are very easily absorbed in the intestine. Its carbohydrate component also has the property of regulating the intestinal flora: it is no coincidence that natural rice is used as an adjuvant in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.
In addition, rice contains lysine, an essential amino acid, essential fatty acids, as well as good quality protein.
It contains a lot of potassium and little sodium, so rice is a suitable food for people who suffer from hypertension. Rice does not contain gluten, so it is suitable for people with celiac disease or those who are intolerant to this substance. 100 grams of rice provide 332 calories.
Mushrooms and other ingredients for a tasty risotto
The high water content of mushrooms makes this ingredient diuretic and cleansing products; with benefits for the figure and against fluid retention. They are an excellent source of minerals, especially phosphorus, potassium, selenium and magnesium. 100 grams of mushrooms provide about 25 calories.
On the other hand, Parmesan is a long-ripening hard cheese. It contains only 30% water and up to 70% nutrients, making it a cheese rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. Also, Parmesan cured for more than 36 months is lactose free. A 50-gram portion of Parmesan cheese provides 72% of the daily calcium needs, as well as being an important source of phosphorus and magnesium.
The contribution of vitamins that Parmesan contains is equally important, especially A, B1, B2, B6, B12, PP, pantothenic acid, choline and biotin, or vitamin H, essential for the synthesis of fatty acids. 100 grams of Parmesan provide 374 calories.
You can use brown rice as a variant to get more fiber. Mushroom risotto should be eaten freshly made, very hot and beaten to give it the best flavor.
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How, then, to make an excellent mushroom risotto? Here is the step-by-step recipe for RedApple Diet: tasty and easy to prepare!