Quinoa Pumpkin Risotto Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa pumpkin risotto recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa pumpkin risotto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by stac_e

Makes 4 servings



A blend of two other recipes, one that uses canned pure pumpkin puree instead of cream in a risotto, the other uses quinoa instead of rice -came out delish

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa pumpkin risotto

1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
1 red onion
2 cups pumpkin puree
1 tsp ginger
2 tbsp dry thyme
1 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp olive oil

Recipe Directions for Quinoa pumpkin risotto

heat olive oil in pan, add chopped onion until soft and translucent, add thyme, then add quinoa, then water (can use broth if desired), bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer until quinoa soft (but not tender) ~10-12 min- stir every two minutes or so, once desired texture is reached there should be very little if any water left, add pumpkin (i use room temperature canned 100% pure pumpkin) and stir, flavour as desired (i added ginger and pepper and more thyme, but i bet basil, oregano, parsley or coriander would all work wonderfully) stir to heat through, remove from heat and let sit ~5 to thicken into desired risotto texture, to serve - plate and top with fresh herbs and/or a little bit of cheese (goat or parmesan both sound yummy)
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 320.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
275
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
14mg
1%
Potassium
557mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
41.3g
14%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
7.9g
Vitamin A 382% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 9% Iron 31%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in vitamin A
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