Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto

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Enjoy seasonal pumpkin in this elegant risotto. Sweet pumpkin pairs beautifully with the crispy sage leaves, parmesan cheese and balsamic glaze.

Serves 3-4

Ingredients 

For the pumpkin risotto

  • 570ml/1 pint vegetable stock
  • 1 cup/240ml Italian white wine
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 12 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 170g/6oz arborio (risotto) rice
  • 250g/9oz pumpkin puree
  • 50g/2oz butter
  • Balsamic glaze
  • 1/2 cup/100g Parmesan cheese
  • Salt & pepper

For the crispy sage

  • 12-16 fresh sage leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Method

In a small frying pan add a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and fry the sage leaves until crisp.

 

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