Microwave Butternut Squash Risotto

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  1. Loopeylou

    Loopeylou Gold Member

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    Made this for lunch's and OMG so so yummy, definately recommend and so easy to prep and made :D

    Microwave Butternut Squash Risotto
    Serves 3
    2 Syns Ingredients
    250g Risotto Rice
    700ml Vegetable Stock
    Medium Butternut Squash
    28g Parmesan Cheese
    Handful of Sage Leaves

    Method
    Place rice in a microwave bowl and add 500ml of stock, cover with clingfilm and cook on high for 5 mins.Meanwhile peel and cut squash into medium chunks. Stir the rice, then add the squash and the rest of thestock. Recover with clingfilma dn cook on high for further 15 mins, stirring halfway through until almostall of the stock is absorbed and the rice and squash are tender.Leave to sit for 2 mins, then stir in parmesan and sage.


     
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    I really dont like parmesan, can i use other cheese instead?

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    No you can't because the risotto police will come and get you! :D

    Use whatever you fancy or even leave it out as proper risotto should be creamy enough not to need any cheese.
     
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    i tried this recipe the last week and it was gorgeous !!! microwaved risotto would be so yummy thank you x
     
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    and will any short grain rice work ive got no risotto rice left :( x
     
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