Acorn or Butternut Squash Risotto

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This risotto is easy and fairly quick after you peel and cut up the squash. Good healthy alternative. Could be used as a main meal or a side dish

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel the squash and cut into 1" cubes.
  2. Put them under the broiler to toast.
  3. Boil the rice with liquid and flavoring.
  4. Heat up a large fry pan and scold the mixed veg on it with no liquid.
  5. When the squash is browned to your taste put it in the microwave with a couple of spoons of water and zap until tender- takes about 4.
  6. 5 minutes.
  7. While the squash is zapping mix the cooked rice in with the mixed veg.
  8. Stir in whatever seasoning you feel like using.
  9. it should now be on a low heat- just to keep everything warm.
  10. When the squash is done toss it in and mix it up- and serve.
  11. Salt or soy sauce or whatever to taste.
  12. it took about 15-20 mins to do.


Most Helpful

Not a good squash recipe lacked a definate flavor. Look more like the trash then an edible meal

Tony Spackman September 22, 2003

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