Winter Squash & Kale Risotto w/Pine Nuts
By 30 Minutes or Less
This flavorful risotto is a tasty way to add some kale to your diet. Enjoy anytime of the year with fresh or frozen squash!
Category: Main Dishes
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 8/10
2 tsp olive oil
1 cup onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup brown rice, short-grain
2 Tbsp pine nuts
20 oz vegetable broth, low-sodium
12 oz (1 1/2 cups) fresh or frozen winter squash, thawed and diced
2 cups kale, finely chopped
- Heat oil in large, shallow saucepan over medium heat. Add salt, onion, garlic. Saute for 2 minutes.
- Stir in rice and pine nuts and toast for approximately 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add 1/2 cup broth. Cook on medium heat, stirring often until liquid is nearly absorbed. Add another 1/2 cup, stirring occasionally.Once liquid is absorbed, add diced squash and another 1/2 a cup of broth, stirring often. Add additional broth in 1/2 cup increments.
- Add the kale with the last 1/2 cup of broth. Cook mixture until broth is absorbed and kale is soft and bright green.
- Calories: 320
- Carbohydrates: 61g
- Total Fat: 7g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Saturated Fat: 0.5g
- Dietary Fiber: 5g
- % of Calories from Fat: 20%
- Sodium: 105 mg
- Protein: 8g
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