Perfect recipe to bring for potlucks and family get togethers. Even my kids were impressed! The bacon adds a smoky flavor but isn't 100% necessary, so it would work for vegetarians, too - just use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth and soy bacon.
Cheddar Bacon Risoto Think macaroni and cheese, on a pedestal. If the thought of one more night of rice,pasta, or potatoes as a side dish makes you want to pull your hair out, risotto is a wonderful substitute.