Squash Risotto

Number of Servings: 4 (180 g)
Active Time: 25 min.
Total Time: 50 min.
Squash Risotto

Vegan, gluten-free, and utterly delicious, this recipe is a prefect addition to your celebration recipes—all of your guests are sure to gobble it up with relish. For easier preparation, feel free to replace the squash with canned pumpkin puree.


  • ¾ cup brown risotto rice
  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • A handful of fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 sage leaves, chiffonade
  • ⅓ cup nutritional yeast
  • 5 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Juice from half a lemon

    Optional Garnishes*:

    • Fresh coriander leaves


  1. Cook the rice according to package directions.
  2. Spread squash on a baking sheet and toss with oil, herbs and spices. Roast in a 400ºF oven until soft.
  3. Puree most of the squash a splash of water, nutritional yeast, vinegar, salt and lemon juice. Blend until creamy.
  4. When the rice is almost cooked, stir in the squash sauce and the reserved roasted squash. Garnish with additional coriander leaves, if desired.

*Optional garnishes have not been included in the rating of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 180 g

Amount per serving
Calories 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 165mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 21%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 37g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 80.5mg 6%
Iron 2.4mg 10%
Potassium 560mg 10%
Vitamin A 640.1mcg 70%
Vitamin C 27.6mg 30%
Vitamin E 3.1mg 20%
Vitamin K 21.7mcg 20%
Thiamin 4mg 330%
Riboflavin 3.3mg 250%
Niacin 17.1mg 110%
Vitamin B6 2.2mg 130%
Folate 35.5mcg 9%
Vitamin B12 5.8mcg 240%
Biotin 4.6mcg 15%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 91.7mg 8%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 55.6mg 15%
Zinc 0.9mg 10%
Selenium 0.8mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.7mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Butternut Squash, Arborio Rice, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Cider Vinegar, Nutritional Yeast (inactive Nutritional Yeast (dried Yeast, Niacin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12)), Coriander, Paprika, Cumin, Sage, Salt, Black Pepper.

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