Butternut Squash Risotto Recipe

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


Submitted by babeltastic

Makes 5 servings



http://thebittenword.typepad.com/thebittenword/2008/10/risotto-with-butternut-squash-and-sage.html

Recipe Ingredients for butternut squash risotto

1 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 cup butternut squash (from 2 lb squash)
1 cup yams
1 teaspoon golden brown sugar
4 cups vegetable broth
1 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped shallots (about 5 large)
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh sage
1 cups arborio rice
1/4 cup dry white wine

Recipe Directions for butternut squash risotto

  1. SQUASH

  2. Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add squash. Sprinkle with sugar, then salt and pepper. Sauté 6 minutes. Cover; cook until almost tender, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Uncover; sauté until browned but still holding shape, about 8 minutes. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover; chill. Bring to room temperature before using.

  3. RISOTTO

  4. Combine chicken broth and beef broth in large saucepan an bring to simmer; cover and set aside to keep warm. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Add bacon; sauté until beginning to brown. Add shallots. Sauté until soft, about 4 minutes. Mix in sage and thyme; stir 1 minute. Add rice; sauté until kernels are white with translucent edges, about 4 minutes. Add wine; stir until wine evaporates, about 1 minute. Add 1 cup warm broth; simmer until broth is absorbed, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes. Add 1 cup broth; simmer until almost all liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes. Continue adding broth 1 cup at a time and cooking until rice is just tender and risotto is creamy, stirring frequently, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Mix in parsley and squash. Cook until squash is heated, about 1 minute. Transfer risotto to large shallow bowl. Serve, passing cheese separately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 374.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
286
Calories from Fat
49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.4g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
323mg
13%
Potassium
574mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
54.4g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
4.2g
Vitamin A 185% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 6% Iron 9%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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