Risotto prepared with radicchio and prosciutto.
Chop the radicchio finely
Chop the prosciutto
Melt the butter in a skillet and add the chopped onion. Saute a few minutes
Add chopped prosciutto and cook for 3 minutes
Add radicchio , salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes
Add wine. Continue cooking for 10 minutes
Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add salt.
Add risotto to boiling water and cook for 10 minutes
Drain Risotto, Reserve 2-3 cups of cooking water
Add drained risotto to the skillet with the prosciutto and radicchio. Stir over medium heat
Add the heavy cream, stirring constantly, until it is almost completely absorbed.
TASTE. At this point, check consistency of rice grains. If too hard, continue to cook and stir, adding the hot water from the risotto, ½ cup at a time
Each addition of liquid should be almost completely absorbed before adding more
Finished consistency: al dente and creamy
Sprinkle with grated parmesan and serve immediately.