Risotto Pie

Nov 30, 2012 by

Today I’m sharing a recipe I tried out of curiosity. I love trying new recipes, and after looking through the ingredients, I knew I couldn’t go wrong. I did however add a few items to give some more flavour and of course, a pop of colour. I have made risotto a few times and most definitely enjoy everything about it. The texture, the possibilities, even the technique – I like it. I’ve made risotto the traditional way, by stirring consistently. I’ve also baked risotto, with excellent results. I’ve never made Risotto  Pie, though. Until now.

This recipe is adapted from a cookbook called “Gluten, Wheat & Dairy Free” – I want to make everything in this book. The recipes are so easy and delicious looking! I won’t necessarily prepare each recipe based on the exact ingredients (whether it be gluten-free, wheat free or dairy free) but it will be good for my readers to know that it can be adapted to suit your personal preferences and sensitivities. Those are the recipes I enjoy the most!


Risotto Pie


Risotto Pie

Recipe Type: Main, Lunch
Author: Lyn via cook book “Gluten, Wheat & Dairy Free”
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Cook time:
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Serves: 6
A savory pie made from risotto, scallions, spinach, mushrooms and corn
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil + Cooking Spray
  • 1 Cup Arborio Risotto Rice
  • 2 Cups (Gluten Free) Low Sodium Chicken Broth or Vegetable Broth
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Milk
  • 4 Scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Cup Fresh Baby Spinach
  • 1 Cup Mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 Cup Sweet Corn
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Parsley
  • Salt & Pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400F
  2. Using a 9-inch spring form pan, line with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.
  3. In a medium-sized saucepan, heat olive oil.
  4. Add the rice and stir for about a minute. Gradually add about 1/4 cup of broth at a time, stirring often until the liquid is absorbed.
  5. When the rice is tender and all the broth has been used, stir in the coconut milk, scallions and mushrooms.
  6. Season well with salt and pepper.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Stir in eggs
  9. Add spinach, parsley and corn, stir to combine.
  10. Transfer the mixture into the prepared pan
  11. Smooth the mixture into the pan, then bake for 30 minutes until golden brown
  12. Cut and serve when warm


I’m so glad I added the sweet corn and mushrooms. The corn adds a little sweetness to this savory dish. And the mushroom gives that added flavour and texture.


Risotto Pie, ready for the oven


This pie is quite delicate so care should be taken when transferring to a serving platter.


Risotto Pie, made with spinach, scallions, mushrooms, parsley and sweet corn


I garnished with some fresh spinach and a few carrot shavings.


Risotto Pie


This is Risotto after all. But I tried my best to resist adding cheese…for as long as I could.


Risotto Pie


My husband and I really enjoyed this Risotto Pie. It was different, it was interesting.  I enjoyed my serving with Parmesan cheese! I just couldn’t help myself.


Risotto Pie


I hope you enjoyed this recipe today!



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  1. I love Risotto and can’t wait to try this beautiful recipe. What a great idea!
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  2. That looks really good! I’ll have to pass on the corn though.
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  3. A slice of risotto – yes please!! Love the corn in it too. YUM!
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  4. I love savory pies! I have yet to master risotto but this dish is very tempting!
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  5. I would definitely have to add some cheese up in that business…I love risotto, and this looks really interesting!
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  6. What a great idea! Since I love risotto, I’ll have to try this too. I agree with Stephie that if I made it, I would probably add parmesan to the risotto mixture before baking it.

  7. Oh I so love this recipe, it seriously looks fantastic!! I for sure shared it in favorites on Pinterest, I need to make this:-) Hugs, Terra

  8. My husband and I just received that cookbook this year for Christmas and have been making several recipes from it, including this one. I really like your additions. I, too, added some cheese. I’m going to link to your adapted version when I post about this on my blog!
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