Instant Pot Mushroom and Spinach Risotto

Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup shallots chopped
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper crushed
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 2 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme dried
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated


  • Select sauté mode and adjust to normal. Add oil to pot. When oil is hot, add shallots and cook for 2 minutes to soften, stirring occasionally.
  • Add mushrooms, salt, and crushed red pepper and cook until mushrooms are tender, stirring frequently. (about 4 min)
  • Add garlic, cook and stir for 1 minute more. Press cancel. Add broth, rice, and thyme.
  • Secure the lid on the pot. Close the pressure-release valve. Select Manual and cook at high pressure for 6 minutes. When cooking is complete, make a quick release.
  • Add butter and spinach to rice mixture, stir to wilt spinach. Stir in Parmesan cheese.
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