Cheddar Bacon Risotto

I'm totally in love with this! Yummy. Pinned and tweeted. We appreciate you being a part of our party, and I hope to see you on tonight at 7 pm. We love partying with you! Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls.

This looks delicious! What a great side or meal just by itself! Thanks so much for sharing this at the Project Parade:) Hope to see you there again this week!

Cheddar Bacon Risotto


  • 1/4 cup bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1-2 Tablespoon Bacon grease or oil
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 1/2 tsp. dry ground mustard


  1. Place onion in a large saucepan with onion and bacon grease, cook until nearly translucent.
  2. Stir in garlic, cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add arborio rice and cook while stirring for 1-2 additional minutes until rice begins to get a light golden color.
  4. Pour in wine, and a 1/2 cup of broth, stir until all liquid is absorbed.
  5. Repeat the process-add remaining broth 1/2 cup at a time, stirring regularly (and often) until no liquid remains.
  6. Stir in bacon pieces, cheddar cheese, sour cream, and ground mustard.
  7. Salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Top with fresh shredded cheese and bacon pieces, serve immediately.

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