BUTTERNUT SQUASH RISOTTO
Enjoy the sweet, rich, and slightly nutty taste of butternut squash in this elegant Italian-style risotto. We created this delicious gourmet side dish by blending quality ingredients like butternut squash, onion, garlic, and spices with our creamy Arborio rice. You’ll love how the individual kernels plump, creating a rich, creamy sauce while the rice grains remain separate and al dente.
- In a heavy 2 qt. saucepan, sauté rice in ½ Tbsp. olive oil over medium heat for 2 minutes.
- Add 2 cups water, 1/2 cup milk and contents of seasoning pouch. Stir well and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat to simmer, cook uncovered for 20 minutes stirring occasionally until rice is tender.
- Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese if desired. Serve piping hot.
- In a microwaveable glass casserole, combine rice, seasoning, 2 cups water, 1/2 cup milk, and 1/2 Tbsp. of olive oil. Stir well and cover.
- Reduce microwave power to 70%. Cook 11 minutes. Remove cover and stir.
- Cook uncovered a additional 10 minutes at 70% power and stir. Check for Tenderness.
- Add one additional minute as needed, checking texture after each minute.
- Serve piping hot.
*Microwave ovens may vary so adjust time and temperature accordingly
Drizzle with the flavored oil of your choice.
Substitute ½ cup of white wine for the milk.
Substitute ½ cup of apple cider for the milk, and add raw diced apple with 5 minutes of cook time left.
Serve with fresh sage fried in olive oil.
Serve with chopped nuts.
Eco-Farmed Arborio Rice, Butternut Squash, Sea Salt, Dried Cane Syrup, Rice Flour, Dried Onion, Spices (Parsley, Ginger, Nutmeg, Pepper, Sage), Natural Butter Flavor, Dried Garlic, Rice Concentrate, Sunflower or Safflower Oil, Citric Acid, Turmeric, Paprika Extract. Contains Milk.
Serving Size: 56g - about 1/4 cup rice and 2 1/4 tsp. seasoning mix (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 3
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g*
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 42g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 4%