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Butternut Squash Barley Risotto Recipe

Looking for an easy Butternut Squash Barley Risotto recipe? Learn how to make Butternut Squash Barley Risotto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kahlee2000

Makes 6 servings



Butternut squash barley risotto recipe

Recipe Ingredients for Butternut Squash Barley Risotto

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups shallots
2 tbsp fresh thyme
2 cup(s) pearl barley
4 cup(s) chicken broth low sodium
2 cup(s) water
2 1/2 lbs butternut squash
1 Salt
1 Pepper
1 ounce(s) Parmesan cheese, grated (2/3 cup)
2 tbsp parsley

Recipe Directions for Butternut Squash Barley Risotto

  1. In 12-inch skillet, melt 1 tablespoon margarine on medium-high. Add shallots and cook 2 minutes or until golden, stirring often. Add thyme; cook 30 seconds. Add barley and cook 2 minutes or until toasted and golden, stirring often.

  2. Transfer to 6-quart slow cooker bowl, along with broth, water, squash, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover and cook on high 3 1/2 to 4 hours or until liquid is absorbed and squash is tender.

  3. Uncover; discard thyme. Add Parmesan, remaining tablespoon margarine, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Gently stir until margarine and Parmesan melt. Transfer one-third of mixture to container; refrigerate up to 3 days. Transfer remaining mixture to serving dishes and garnish with parsley.

Categories

Main Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 511.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
239
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
389mg
16%
Potassium
939mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
43.1g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6.8g
27%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
9.0g
Vitamin A 417% Vitamin C 77%
Calcium 14% Iron 22%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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