Mushroom Herb Asparagus Risotto

Follow the basic risotto recipe and add the ingredients listed below during the sauté stage and the fresh herbs at the end.


2 c aborio rice
1 c crimini mushrooms sliced thick
1 bunch asparagus chopped in 1 1/2 inch sections
½ c chopped shallot
1 c dry white wine
¼ c butter
¼ c asiago cheese
¼ c each of the following herbs chopped fine: basil, chives, tarragon, and thyme