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Ham and Corn Risotto

Ham and Corn Risotto
Written by Gryphon

This is a lovely simple dish that is full of flavour and textures. Ham and Corn Risotto has that delicate hint of garlic and shallot with soft ham and perfect corn. As a main dish serve with garlic bread and a chilled white wine.

Ham and Corn Risotto

Ham and Corn Risotto

An easy way of trying a risotto. The ham and corn adds extra volume making the risotto recipe. A tasty easy to make meal that will get a queue forming.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Ham, Rice
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 637kcal



  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add shallot and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened.
  • Add rice and cook, stirring, until opaque.
  • Add wine and cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add 1 cup stock and cook, stirring until absorbed. Repeat 2 more times.
  • Add remaining cup stock and corn and cook, stirring, until rice is tender and corn is cooked through.
  • Stir in ham and cook until warmed through.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted.
  • Stir in chives.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve immediately topped with additional chives.


  • I always chop a few additional chives to add as a garnish.


Sodium: 1198mg | Sugar: 8g | Fiber: 2g | Potassium: 834mg | Cholesterol: 50mg | Calories: 637kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Fat: 19g | Protein: 28g | Carbohydrates: 83g