Want to be fancy without the extra effort? Then this is the perfect recipe for you. Make a deliciously yet simple butternut squash risotto in the microwave. You heard correctly, the microwave! With just a few ingredients, impress your friends and family with a tasteful dinner that they would never guess was made in less than 20 minutes. Don't forget the extra shaved Parmesan to sprinkle on and perhaps a nice glass of white wine to cheers with!

With just a few ingredients, impress your friends and family with a tasteful dinner that they would never guess was made in less than 20 minutes. Don't forget the extra shaved Parmesan to sprinkle on and perhaps a nice glass of white wine to cheers with!

Fancy Microwave Butternut Squash Risotto

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:20 mins
  • Total Time:25 mins
  • Servings:4
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 cup risotto rice
  • 3 cups hot vegetable stock
  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Handful sage leaves roughly chopped
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Katie Elliott

Step 1

Add two cups hot vegetable stock to a bowl of rice. Cover with cling film and microwave on high for five minutes.
Katie Elliott
Katie Elliott

Step 2

Peel and chop the butternut squash into medium chunks.
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Katie Elliott

Step 3

Stir the rice and add the chopped butternut squash to the bowl.
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Katie Elliott

Step 4

Add the rest of the stock, recover the bowl, and microwave for another 15 minutes.
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Katie Elliott

Step 5

Once the risotto is out of the microwave, stir in the Parmesan and sage.
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Katie Elliott

Step 6

Top with grated cheese and eat!
Katie Elliott
Katie Elliott