Pumpkin, Walnut and Chorizo Risotto

  • Pumpkin, Walnut and Chorizo Risotto
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  • 600 g pumpkin, peeled, cut into 2cm cubes
  • 2 x chorizo sausages, sliced
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped coarsely
  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • 60 g baby spinach leaves
  • 1 x onion, diced finely
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 Tbls olive oil


1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Grease a baking tray and place cubed pumpkin into tray, drizzle with small amount of olive oil and place in oven for 20 mins or until cooked.
2. Place chicken stock in a saucepan and bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover.
3. Heat oil in a heavy based saucepan over medium heat. Add sliced chorizo and cook for 2 mins until rendered down slightly. Add onion and cook until translucent.
4. Add rice to chorizo and onion mixture and stir to coat in this oil mixture.
5. Add white wine to rice mixture and stir until liquid is absorbed.
6. Add chicken stock to this mixture, one ladle at a time (3/4 cup), stirring until absorbed after each addition. Continue until rice is tender. This will take approx 25-35 mins.
7. Once rice is cooked, fold in pumpkin, spinach and walnuts. Serve.

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  • Carole the risotto looks yummy.


    by ANNA LINHART on 15/12/2013, 14:21
    • Thank you Anna. Your dishes look fantastic too!


      by Carole DeMaria on 28/12/2013, 20:54
      Carole DeMaria
  • This was delicious, sweet, salty and crunchy


    by Ruth Ciampa on 29/12/2013, 13:53
    Ruth Ciampa
  • Delicious


    by Mary Ciampa on 31/12/2013, 06:47
    Mary Ciampa