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Instant Pot Risotto alla Carbonara

Instant Pot Risotto alla Carbonara

3 ½ c. chicken stock
8 oz. pancetta, diced
1 small onion, minced
3 T. minced garlic
1 ½ c. uncooked Arborio rice
½ c. white wine
½ c. shredded Parmesan cheese, more for garnish
2 T. butter
4 egg yolks
Salt/black pepper to taste
Fresh parsley, chopped, garnish

  1. In saucepan over medium heat, bring stock to a simmer.
  2. Set INSTANT POT to saute and add diced pancetta. Cook, stir occasionally, until fat is rendered and begins to crisp up, about 5 minutes.
  3. With slotted spoon, transfer pancetta to paper-towel line plate.
  4. Add onion and garlic to the rendered fat and cook 1 minute.
  5. Add rice to pot and stir to combine, toasting rice for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add wine to pot to deglaze, scraping up any brown bits in bottom of pot.
  7. Add heated chicken stock and stir until combined.
  8. Cook on HIGH PRESSURE for 5 minutes. Once done, quick release the pressure.
  9. Remove cover and stir in cheese, butter and pancetta until smooth and creamy.
  10. Quickly stir in egg yolks, one at a time and season to taste.
  11. Serve immediately and sprinkle with Parmesan and chopped parsley.
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