Squash Risotto

Vegan, gluten-free, and utterly delicious, this recipe is a prefect addition to your celebration recipes—all of your guests are sure to gobble it up with relish. For easier preparation, feel free to replace the squash with canned pumpkin puree.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 4
Calories 270 kcal


Calories: 270 kcalCarbohydrates: 45.7 gProtein: 7.1 gFat: 7.9 gSaturated Fat: 1.1 gSodium: 162.6 mgPotassium: 561.7 mgFiber: 5.63 gSugar: 2.9 gCalcium: 80.5 mgIron: 2.4 mg


  • 1 butternut squash peeled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup brown risotto rice
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
  • 5 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • a handful of fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 sage leaves chiffonade
  • Juice from half a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Cook the rice according to package directions.
  • 2. Spread squash on a baking sheet and toss with oil, herbs and spices. Roast in a 400 Degree Fahrenheit oven until soft.
  • 3. Puree most of the squash a splash of water, nutritional yeast, vinegar, salt and lemon. Blend until creamy.
  • 4. When the rice is almost cooked, stir in the squash sauce and the reserved roasted squash. Garnish with additional coriander leaves and serve warm.
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