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Sweet Corn Risotto with Basil Oil

My close friends and I have started doing virtual Chopped competitions featuring a star ingredient chosen by the previous winner. For our first competition, we decided rice would be a good pantry staple to feature. This recipe was made using ingredients that we already had on hand and I've listed the traditional recipe as well as my quarantine substitutes in case you're making this recipe during a time when you have more access to the grocery store. Dave and I were both happy with how this recipe turned out and I loved the special pop from the basil oil. It added nice color as well as a different flavor profile.

Vegetarian and Cooking original.

Ingredients: Risotto
-3 cups of corn kernels -5-6 cups vegetable stock -1 large onion, diced -1 1/4 cups arborio rice -1/4 cup dry white wine -2 tablespoons butter -1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese -Salt and pepper

Basil Oil
-1/2 cup fresh basil
-1/4 cup olive oil

**Quarantine substitutions**
I used both canned and frozen corn to make up the …

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