Yield: 4 servings
Melt butter; add onion and garlic and saute for 5 minutes. Add beef; cooking just until browned, about 5 minutes. Add mushrooms, rice, tomato paste, 2 1/2 cups broth, salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil; stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer gently 25 to 30 minutes. Stir occasionally. Add extra broth if rice becomes dry.
Rice is done when all moisture has been absorbed. Sprinkle top with fresh basil. Serve with grated cheese.
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