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No Stir Bacon Apple Risotto

  • Author: Amanda


No Stir Bacon Apple Risotto - the PERFECT easy Thanksgiving Dinner side or entree with side of more bacon!


  • 4 tbs salted grassfed butter
  • 1 package of Bison Bacon
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic,minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups of short grain rice
  • 1 cup of dry white wine
  • 6 cups of beef/bone broth
  • 1 apple, cored and diced
  • 6oz of brie
  • 1 tsp Rosemary
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 2 tbs honey


  1. Coat the bacon with honey, rosemary and thyme.
  2. On medium high heat in a dutch oven or heavy bottomed sauce pan, cook bacon until crisp. About 6-7 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In same pan, add the butter over medium and allow to brown. Should be a golden color. Add the rice to toast for about 5 minutes. Occasionally stir so rice does not burn
  4. Add onion, apple, and garlic. Pour wine over top and allow the rice to absorb.
  5. Pour 5 cups of the broth over the rice and cover. Let simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Add remaining cup of broth with the brie. Stir until absorbed and risotto is creamy. VERY IMPORTANT for creamy risotto and only part where stirring is important!
  7. Break the bacon into pieces and stir back into the risotto and serve.