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Butter Nut Squash Risotto Recipe

Looking for an easy butter nut squash risotto recipe? Learn how to make butter nut squash risotto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by angelachong

Makes 6 servings



butternut squash risotto no cheese

Recipe Ingredients for butter nut squash risotto

4 cups chicken broth
3 cups butternut squash,
2 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 cups finely chopped onion (from 1 onion)
3/4 cups Arborio rice or medium-grain white rice
1/2 cup dry white wine

Recipe Directions for butter nut squash risotto

  1. In a medium saucepan, warm the broth over medium-high heat. Cut the vanilla bean in half lengthwise. Scrape out the seeds and add them, and the bean, to the broth. When the broth comes to a simmer reduce the heat to low. Add the butternut squash to the simmering broth and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon remove the butternut squash to a side dish. Turn the heat on the broth down to very low and cover to keep warm.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large, heavy saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and saute until tender but not brown, about 3 minutes. Add the rice and stir to coat with the butter. Add the wine and simmer until the wine has almost completely evaporated, about 3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of the simmering broth and stir until almost completely absorbed, about 2 minutes. Continue cooking the rice, adding the broth 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly and allowing each addition to of the broth to absorb before adding the next, until the rice is tender but still firm to the bite and the mixture is creamy, about 20 minutes total. Discard the vanilla bean. Turn off the heat. Gently stir in the butternut squash, Parmesan, the remaining tablespoon of butter

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 291.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
204
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
515mg
21%
Potassium
442mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
29.5g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
5.6g
Vitamin A 149% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 5% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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