Difficulty Factor: easy addition to the basic Risotto.
Cooking Time: 25Minutes ( this can be done while preparing the basicl risotto mix
Serves: 4/5 ( some left over for Risotto cakes )
Use the BASIC RISOTTO recipe with the following ingredients to make this yummy vegetarian dish. Serve with a crisp salad or allow to cool and shape into Risotto cakes...... Risotto cakes are the perfect option for any left over Risotto and a perfect quick snack.
1 batch Basic Risotto recipe
100 gms sliced Button Mushrooms
100 gms Shitake Mushrooms
1 Butternut Pumpkin
Add the Mushrooms to the basic Risotto recipe at the first stage when you are cooking the Onions and Garlic.
Peel and remove the seeds from the Butternut Pumpkin cut into 1 inch dice, season with Cajun spice, Olive Oil, Sea Salt and Mill Pepper.
Roast the Pumpkin in a very hot oven 210deg. until the outside is crisp and brown and the middle is soft.
Mix the roasted Pumpkin into the Risotto when ready to serve.