Pumpkin Risotto With Garlic & Sage

Pumpkin Risotto With Garlic & Sage

1 hr 10 Minutes

6 Servings

Introduction

Pro tip: If you can’t find it, regular brown rice will do.

Pumpkin Risotto With Garlic & Sage

Steps

  1. Heat broth and water in large saucepan over medium heat. Do not boil. Set aside.

  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add shallots; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until shallots are translucent.

  4. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

  5. Add wine; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute, or until wine evaporates.

  6. Add rice; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

  7. Add 1 cup broth mixture; cook, stirring frequently, for 6 minutes, or until liquid is almost completely absorbed.

  8. Add remaining broth mixture ½ cup at a time; cook, stirring constantly. Add the next ½ cup after the first ½ cup is absorbed. (This will take about 50 minutes.)

  9. Add pumpkin during the last 15 minutes of cooking.

  10. After all the broth mixture has been added, add cheese, sage, and pepper; mix well.

  11. Serve immediately.

How to make

Quick 'n' Easy, Main Course, Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 4 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth

  • 3½ cups water

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

  • 3 medium shallots, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • ½ cup dry white wine (or water)

  • 1¼ cups dry brown Arborio rice

  • 2½ cups cubed raw pumpkin (½-inch cubes)

  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese

  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh sage

  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper