Warming Winter Butternut Risotto

July 25, 2018

 

Last week I had one of those afternoons where I was craving some comfort food but didn't have much in the house. I opened up the pantry, saw some Arborio rice and inspiration struck! Butternut risotto.

 

It's a great warming dish on a cold day and while it is labour intensive, it doesn't take long to make a great risotto. If you have a child who loves to help cook, get them to do the stirring.

 

Here's how Lexi and I made ours:

 

 

INGREDIENTS

 

2 cups Arborio rice

2 Tbs butter

1/2 onion, finely chopped

6 cups stock (we used some of my homemade chicken stock)

half a roasted butternut, pureed

1 cup parmesan, grated

 

METHOD

 

Sautee your onion and rice in the butter until the onion is translucent and the rice is nicely coated (approximately 5 minutes).

Gradually add the stock 1 cup at a time, stirring until it is fully absorbed before adding the next cup.

Once the stock is absorbed stir in the butternut and parmesan.

Serve immediately.

 

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