Winter Squash & Kale Risotto with Pine Nuts

Number of Servings: 4 (289 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Winter Squash & Kale Risotto with Pine Nuts

Risotto is a dish that builds flavor on a foundation of slow, careful cooking. The ingredients are simple and easy to work with, making it a wonderful dish for new cooks to learn. It’s easier than you might imagine and produces results that will wow experienced chefs.


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 Tbsp. pine nuts
  • 20 oz. low-sodium vegetable broth, divided
  • 1½ cups diced winter squash
  • 2 cups finely chopped kale


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic until just translucent (3-5 minutes).
  2. Stir in rice and pine nuts and toast until nutty (2 minutes).
  3. Add ½ cup broth. Cook on medium heat, stirring often until liquid is nearly absorbed.
  4. Add another ½ cup, stirring occasionally. Once liquid is absorbed, add diced squash and another ½ a cup of broth, stirring often.
  5. Add additional broth in ½ cup increments. Add kale with the last ½ cup of broth. Cook mixture until broth is absorbed and kale is soft and bright green. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 289 g

Amount per serving
Calories 265
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 85mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 40g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 65.5mg 6%
Iron 1.6mg 10%
Potassium 410mg 8%
Vitamin A 106.4mcg 10%
Vitamin C 18.7mg 20%
Vitamin E 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin K 60.7mcg 50%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 3.7mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 40.3mcg 10%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.9mcg 6%
Chloride 17.1mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.9mg 20%
Phosphorus 182.1mg 15%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 92.9mg 20%
Zinc 1.5mg 10%
Selenium 11.7mcg 20%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 2.4mg 100%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.8mcg 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.


Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Brown Rice, Squash, Onion, Kale, Pine Nuts, Garlic, Olive Oil.

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