BUTTERNUT SQUASH N MUSHROOM RISOTTO

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@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 :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make BUTTERNUT SQUASH N MUSHROOM RISOTTO

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 :)

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