Crockpot Asparagus Risotto

Risotto in a bowl
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  • Total: 3 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 3 hrs
  • Yield: 8 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
237 Calories
10g Fat
28g Carbs
7g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 237
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 475mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 7g
Calcium 84mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Risotto is so simple when made in the Crockpot and roasted asparagus livens up this recipe. Although the white wine cooks out of this Crockpot risotto if you prefer not to cook with wine, use chicken broth instead.


  • 5 tbsp. olive oil(divided)
  • 1/3 cup minced shallots or onions
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1-1/4 cups arborio rice
  • 3-3/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat 3 tbsp.. of the olive oil and the shallots in a medium skillet, cooking until shallots are softened. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in rice.

  2. Spray the Crockpot stoneware with cooking spray, or brush with oil. Transfer the rice mixture to the Crockpot and add the chicken broth and wine. Cover and cook on high 2 to 2-1/2 hours (check after 1 hr, 45 minutes), until liquid is mostly absorbed.

  3. Preheat oven to 425 F. Wash and trim asparagus spears. Toss asparagus with remaining 2 tbsp. olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast 15 to 20 minutes, until tender. Transfer to a cutting board. Chop asparagus into bite-sized pieces. Add to risotto. Add parmesan cheese to risotto. Taste risotto, and season with salt and pepper, as needed.