NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – If you’ve tried to make risotto, you know it takes a lot of stirring and are often tied to the stove. Tony Tantillo and his daughter Stephanie have a quick and easy version you may want to try.

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  • 1 cup saffron risotto
  • 1 skewer fresh rosemary
  • 1 cup baby sweet peppers
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 oz extra virgin olive oil


Saute the baby peppers in chicken stock and extra virgin olive oil on medium heat for 8 minutes, until soft.

Add parsley and rosemary to baby pepper mix.

Separately, prepare risotto according to directions on packet.

When finished, mix in with baby pepper mixture. Stir in cheese, serve hot.

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