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 383 ratings.


  • 1 cup Arborio Rice
  • 1 tsp Garlic (Minced)
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup 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 2455cal 681cal
Protein 70g 19g
Fat (total) 70g 19g
 - saturated 38g 11g
Carbohydrate 13.7g 3.8g
 - sugars 1.49g 0.41g
Dietary Fibre 2.01g 0.56g
Sodium 399mg 111mg

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.

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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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