Butternut Squash Risotto Dish

Butternut Squash Risotto Dish

Butternut Squash Risotto is a comforting and flavorful dish that brings the warm, earthy flavors of autumn to your table. With a creamy texture and a hint of sweetness from the butternut squash, this recipe is a perfect choice for a cozy dinner at home.


  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 2 cups butternut squash, diced
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, sauté until translucent.
  2. Add the Arborio rice to the skillet and cook for a few minutes until the rice is lightly toasted.
  3. Pour in the white wine and stir until it’s mostly absorbed by the rice.
  4. Gradually add the chicken or vegetable broth, one ladle at a time, stirring frequently and allowing the liquid to be absorbed before adding more.
  5. Stir in the diced butternut squash and continue to cook until the rice is creamy and the squash is tender.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in the grated Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve hot, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Butternut Squash Risotto is a creamy and delicious fall-inspired dish that combines the richness of Arborio rice with the sweetness of butternut squash.

Nutrition Information: (per serving)

Calories: 350

Fat: 10g

Carbohydrates: 56g

Protein: 8g

Butternut Squash Risotto is the perfect comfort food for a chilly autumn evening. Its creamy texture and rich flavors will leave you craving for more. Serve it as a main course or as a side dish, and it’s sure to become a family favorite. So, gather your ingredients and enjoy the warm and comforting Butternut Squash Risotto tonight!

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