Susan McGreevy Recipe

Butternut Squash Risotto

By Susan McGreevy smcgreevy


I love Risotto and I am always looking for recipes. It has such creaminess without the cream!


Recipe Rating:
 8 Ratings
Serves:
4
Prep Time:
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Risotto is always a bit labor-intensive... but SO worth it! This recipe is a terrific example of how good homemade risotto can be.

NOTE: We used a total of 4 cups of chicken stock... Use more or less to your liking.

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 medium
onion, chopped
2 Tbsp
sage, fresh, chopped
1 small
butternut squash, peeled, seeded and grated or finely chopped
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 1/2 c
arborio rice
1 c
dry white wine (always use wine you would drink when you cook)
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 c
parmesan cheese
4 c
chicken stock, light
Kitchen Crew

Janet got "Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice"

You observe situations before diving in, choosing words and actions wisely. You're the loyal friend and...

TAKE THE QUIZ and find out what Halloween treat you are!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Rice Reinventions
  • Comments

  • 1-5 of 42
  • user
    Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Mar 9, 2012
    I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
  • user
    Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Mar 9, 2012
    I shared a photo of this recipe.
    View photo
  • user
    deb baldwin messinthekitchen - Mar 9, 2012
    Congratulations Susan, on your first blue ribbon!
  • user
    Caela M Stervander Caela - Jun 3, 2012
    I recently ate Butternut squash risotto and it was so good, been the only thing on my mind since, lol. Can't wait to try this recipe, it looks great!!! :)
  • user
    Kris Downs Gr8cookie - Sep 28, 2012
    This looks so good. I have tried a similar recipe and was pleased with the results. Like the author said "don't rush". It does take time and works best as a side for meat that can "wait" until the risotto is perfect.