Butternut Squash Risotto with Sugared Walnuts

Butternut Squash Risotto with Sugared Walnuts
Butternut Squash Risotto with Sugared Walnuts
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    A seasonal dish featuring Butternut squash and walnuts. Perfect as a hearty side or filling enough for a main dish. Use Earth Balance instead of butter and you have a vegan dish everyone will rave about! Recipe adapted from October 2010 Cooking Light.

    Ingredients

    • ½ cup rough chopped walnuts
    • 1 tablespoon butter, or Earth Balance, melted
    • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
    • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 pinch of salt
    • 2 cups (1/2 inch) cubed, peeled, butternut squash
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil plus 1 teaspoon
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
    • ½ cup water
    • 1 cup finely chopped onion
    • 1½ cups uncooked Arborio rice
    • ½ cup chardonnay
    • 1½ tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
    • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 591 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 14.19%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 7.18%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.27%
    • Sodium: 1531 mg 63.81%
    • Calcium: 47 mg 4.71%
    • Potassium: 217 mg 6.21%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.63%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 114 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 31.34%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 76.95%
    • Vitamin C 19.8%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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