Prepared in simply 35 minutes, this Prompt Pot Butternut Squash Risotto is a set it and overlook it meal. Palms-off and manner much less labor intensive with that creamy, wealthy texture all of us love!
Who doesn’t love the wealthy, creamy texture of risotto?
What for those who might make this beloved dish with out hovering over the range, continually stirring for half-hour till your arm feels prefer it’s going to fall off?!
That’s what the Prompt Pot is for! It lets you make risotto with out all of the labor.
You merely add all of your components, set it, and let the strain cooker work its magic. You’re left with creamy risotto, each time.
Your Prompt Pot makes the risotto, and also you pour your self a glass of wine. It’s a win-win.
With the benefit of utilizing the Prompt Pot, I don’t assume I’d ever really feel compelled to make risotto another manner! The top product is simply as wealthy and scrumptious.
This model requires butternut squash and it breaks aside into the rice after cooking, making a scrumptious fall / wintery taste with out massive chunks of squash.
Components You’ll Want
Notes on Components
butter: I used unsalted however salted could be high quality too! You’ll simply modify whenever you add salt on the finish, to style.
shallot: provides gentle oniony taste
garlic: provides a taste punch to the dish
arborio rice: I like utilizing this rice for risotto as a result of its most generally accessible and has the next starch content material, which is essential for risotto. Different varieties that work nicely for risotto embody Vialone Nano and Carnaroli.
dry white wine: I used sauvignon blanc (as a result of it’s what I favor to drink) however you would use any dry, crisp white wine like a chardonnay or pinot grigio.
vegetable broth: you would additionally use hen broth for those who don’t want this to be vegetarian.
frozen butternut squash: I favor utilizing frozen for this dish as a result of it’s a giant time saver and you’ll simply dump the entire bag in, however you probably have recent available you can also make that too!
sage leaves: that is used as a garnish that provides extra heat to the dish.
parmesan cheese: provides a pleasant umami taste increase and lends to the creaminess of the dish.
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Find out how to Make Prompt Pot Butternut Squash Risotto
- Don’t rinse the rice! Washing the rice strips away the starch that’s key for risotto’s creamy consistency.
- If the risotto is simply too thick, add extra broth, a 1/4 cup at a time, till your required consistency is reached.
What flavors go nicely with butternut squash?
Butternut squash is fairly versatile and pairs nicely with many flavors like sage, thyme, cloves, all spice, nutmeg cinnamon, cardamom, and rosemary. It additionally goes nicely with umami and savory flavors like cheese, bacon, and mushrooms, and aromatics like onion, shallot, and garlic.
What important dish goes nicely with butternut squash risotto?
Butternut squash risotto may be served as a important dish with a vegetable on the facet like my Brussels sprout salad with pomegranate or it may be paired with a protein like my gradual cooked salmon, air fryer salmon, or my air fryer complete hen.
What do you have to add to risotto to make it style higher?
Risotto is a clean canvas for flavors. You possibly can add parmesan cheese and/or mushrooms for umami taste and butter, shallots or onion, and garlic go a great distance! At all times remember to add salt and pepper for taste, too! Dry white wine is necessary too because it provides acidity, which can assist stability out the richness of risotto.
Storage and Preparation
Butternut squash risotto leftovers may be saved in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 3-5 days. Leftovers may be reheated within the microwave or on the stovetop however I like so as to add a splash or two of vegetable broth earlier than heating in order that it thins out the risotto a bit.
You possibly can freeze butternut squash risotto in an hermetic container within the freezer for as much as 3 months. Nonetheless, the feel of the risotto upon defrosting and reheating may be a bit grainy. It’s greatest to attempt to retailer leftovers within the fridge for those who can.
You possibly can additionally repurpose leftovers and make risotto balls! You’ll add a couple of eggs to your risotto, form the combination into balls, coat with breadcrumbs and fry in a pan with olive oil.
For extra butternut squash inspiration, try my different recipes beneath!
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This recipe was retested, reshot and revamped to deliver you essentially the most scrumptious (and most stunning) dish! The unique publish was revealed December 2019.