Oven Baked Mushroom Bacon & Spinach Risotto

In the Kitchen

Ali Leonard recently took to the kitchen to create a delicious Oven Baked Mushroom Bacon & Spinach Risotto.

"I never make risotto as the thought of standing over the stove stirring something for ages does not appeal to me. Last night I made an oven baked risotto. So easy and ridiculously tasty!"

See the recipe below.


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Crushed clove of garlic
  • 150gms of chopped mushrooms 
  • 2 rashers of bacon roughly chopped 
  • 3/4 cup of Arborio rice
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock 
  • 30gms of baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 20gms of butter
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Heat oven to 180°c
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add garlic mushrooms and bacon . Cook for 5 mins.
  3. Put into an oven dish with the rice and stock . Stir to combine .cover tightly with foil and bake for 40 mins 
  4. Stir through the Parmesan spinach and  butter . Salt and pepper if needed 
  5. Serve!