BUTTERNUT SQUASH N MUSHROOM RISOTTO

Lora DiGs

By
@ansky714

I WAS HAVN A HANKERN FOR RISOTTO SOOOOO I WENT TO STORE N PURCHASD A BUTTERNUT SQUASH N SOME ABORIO RICE N A LARGE CAN OF CHICKN BROTH....GOT HOME N NOTICD I HAD A PKG OF MUSHROOMS. SO I THOUGHT Y NOT....TOOK ALITTLE WORK BUT IT CAME OUT DELICIOUS :)


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 small
butternut squash or 3 cups of precut cubed pieces
1. 1/2 c
aborio rice
3 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 small
onion, mincd
4 slice
bacon, choppd
2 c
mushrooms, sliced n halved
1/2 c
white wine
6 c
chickn broth, large can (it think it was 49 oz already thrown out :(
1 c
parmesan cheese
1 Tbsp
fresh parsley, choppd
1 tsp
salt n pepper, divided into 1/2 tsp of each

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FIRST PUT BUTTERNUT SQUASH CUBES IN PIE PLATE COVRD WITH PLASTIC WRAP N NUKE FOR 8 MINUTES. IF SQUASH IS TENDER PUT ASIDE TO USE LATER IF NOT NUKE FOR ADDITL MINUTE THEN CUT EACH PIECE TO HALF INCH PIECES n SPRINKLE 1/2 TSP EACH OF S n P
2
NEXT IN A LARGE DEEP PAN MELT BUTTER ALONG WITH OLIVE OIL N ADD MUSHROOMS JUST UNTIL SOME COLOR IS DEVELOPD ABOUT 3 MINUTES ON MED/HIGH HEAT THEN ADD ONION N BACON N COOK ON MED HEAT UNTIL BACON IS ALMOST COOKD N ONIONS R TENDER N JUST TURNN COLOR.
3
NOW ADD RICE N MIX WITH BUTTER N FLAVAS IN PAN NEXT ADD WINE N COOK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES. ADD OTHER 1/2 TSP OF S n P
4
NOW THE HARD PART...ADD TWO LADLES OF WARMD N CONSTANTLY SIMMERN CHICKN BROTH N MIX OCCASIONALLY DURN A FIVE MINUTE PERIOD....RICE WILL ABSORBD LIQUID AS IT SIMMERS THEN ADD TWO MORE LADLES OF BROTH .
5
ONCE RICE LOOKS AS THO ITS ABSORBD LIQUID ADD TWO MORE LADLES OF SIMMERN BROTH N REPEAT PROCESS...THIS SHOULD TAKE AROUND 45 MINUTES N RICE SHOULD LOOK CREAMY...WHEW ;)
6
TURN OFF HEAT N MIX IN COOKD N CHOPPD BUTTERNUT SQUASH, PARMESAN CHEESE N CHOPPD PARSLEY.
7
ENJOY :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Italian