RECIPES Pumpkin risotto with dry anthotyro cheese

19 DECEMBER 2016

PUMPKIN RISOTTO WITH DRY ANTHOTYRO CHEESE

THE PERFECT RISOTTO FOR THE CHRISTMAS MENU!

INGREDIENTS

  • 250 grams of Arborio rice
  • 500 ml of vegetable broth
  • 1 medium onion
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 150 ml white wine
  • 300 gr pumpkin
  • 1 star anise
  • 100 gr butter
  • 50 ml of cream
  • 150 g dry anthotyro cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

Pare the pumpkin, chop half in dices and boil the rest in salted water with star anise. After it gets soft, remove the anise and transfer into a blender. Blanch the diced pumpkin in salted water. Chop the onion and sauté in olive oil, in a large saucepan until it is transparent, then add the rice by stirring with a wooden spoon. Pour in the wine and allow it to evaporate. Add some of the broth occasionally, by stirring continuously until the risotto is done. Remove from heat, add puree and diced pumkin, cream, butter, and cheese and mix all the ingredients well. Serve and if you like,  add a little more cheese and some of the pumpkin's dices.

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