Butternut Squash Risotto Dish
Butternut Squash Risotto is a comforting and flavorful dish that brings the warm, earthy flavors of autumn to your table. With a creamy texture and a hint of sweetness from the butternut squash, this recipe is a perfect choice for a cozy dinner at home.
- 1 cup Arborio rice
- 2 cups butternut squash, diced
- 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, sauté until translucent.
- Add the Arborio rice to the skillet and cook for a few minutes until the rice is lightly toasted.
- Pour in the white wine and stir until it’s mostly absorbed by the rice.
- Gradually add the chicken or vegetable broth, one ladle at a time, stirring frequently and allowing the liquid to be absorbed before adding more.
- Stir in the diced butternut squash and continue to cook until the rice is creamy and the squash is tender.
- Remove from heat and stir in the grated Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve hot, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Butternut Squash Risotto is a creamy and delicious fall-inspired dish that combines the richness of Arborio rice with the sweetness of butternut squash.
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Butternut Squash Risotto is the perfect comfort food for a chilly autumn evening. Its creamy texture and rich flavors will leave you craving for more. Serve it as a main course or as a side dish, and it’s sure to become a family favorite. So, gather your ingredients and enjoy the warm and comforting Butternut Squash Risotto tonight!