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Apricot & Tuaca Risotto

Published by: Sarah

  • Dec
  • 29

Tuaca is a specific apricot flavored liquor. If you cannot find it, just use apricot brandy instead.

4 T Butter, divided
2 tsp Lemon Juice
½ tsp each
 – Ground Nutmeg, Ginger & Cinnamon
3/4 c. Tuaca Liquor
1½  c. Arborio Rice
1½  qt. Apricot Juice
4 oz. Mascarpone Cheese (Italian cream cheese)
½ c. Sugar
2 c. Apricots
Caramel Sauce
Toasted Pine Nuts

Melt 2 T butter and add lemon juice, spices, Tuaca liquor & rice. 
Let rice absorb liquid. 
Slowly add apricot juice ½ c, at a time and let absorb each time. 
Remove to a bowl. 
Add remaining 2 T butter, masacapone, sugar & apricots. 
Spoon onto serving dishes and garnish with caramel sauce & pine nuts.


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