Slow Cooker Bacon Risotto

Slow Cooker Bacon Risotto


Servings 4
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 9
Difficulty Easy

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3.0 based on 387 ratings.


  • 1 cup Arborio Rice
  • 1 tsp Garlic (Minced)
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cups Spring Onions
  • 2 and 1/2 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 cup Cream
  • 3/4 cups Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 8 Bacon Rashers
  • 1 Red Capsicum

Nutrition Information

Qty per
360g serve
Qty per
Energy 598.35kcalcal 165.97947760224kcalcal
Protein 65.3475gg 18.127089350066gg
Fat (total) 31.84gg 8.832266343871gg
 - saturated 14.6625gg 4.0673085825066gg
Carbohydrate 12.4425gg 3.4514910170733gg
 - sugars 0.8025gg 0.22260972804512gg
Dietary Fibre 1.84gg 0.51040735153023gg
Sodium 135.59mgmg 37.612028692383mgmg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Butter, Spring onions, Cream, Parmesan cheese

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

This recipe is super simple, and we are sure you won’t regret trying it.

Risottos are such a treat…but sometimes it is so easy to mess it up!  This one, however, is a great recipe to cook for family and friends.

Slow Cooker Bacon Risotto I Stay at Home Mum

Risotto, with its creamy and cheesy goodness, is a beloved comfort food around the world. However, it can be a daunting dish to tackle for home cooks due to its time-consuming nature and need for constant stirring.

Enter the slow cooker, the ultimate time-saver for busy home cooks. With this in mind, we present to you a foolproof recipe for Slow Cooker Bacon Risotto that guarantees a rich and decadent dish every time.

Slow Cooker Bacon Risotto I Stay at Home Mum

Once the cooking is complete, stir in the Parmesan cheese and parsley. The result is a creamy and savory risotto with the perfect texture that pairs well with any main dish, or can be enjoyed on its own.

The beauty of this recipe is that it’s highly customizable. You can add other ingredients of your choice like mushrooms, peas, or even shrimp to make it your own.

No more dry or super runny risottos! Slow Cooker Bacon Risotto

Slow Cooker Bacon Risotto | Stay At Home Mum


  1. Cut the bacon into small strips and chop the spring onions and bell pepper (capsicum) into fine bits.

  2. Melt butter in a frying pan and fry off the bacon, onion and capsicum until cooked through and until it starts to turn to brown.

  3. Transfer it to the slow cooker. Add the rice and stir well. Pour in the stock and mix again.

  4. Cook for 5 hours on low or 2.5 hours on high.

  5. Before serving the slow cooker risotto, fold through the cheese and cream.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Slow Cooker Risotto is not suitable for freezing. Keep refrigerated in an air tight container for up to 2 days.
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Jody Allen is the founder of Stay at Home Mum. Jody is a five-time published author with Penguin Random House and is the current Suzuki Queensland Amb...Read Moreassador. Read Less

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