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Pumpkin and Cranberry Risotto

Pumpkin and Cranberry RisottoLiven up your autumn and wintertime meals with this delicious pumpkin, rice and cranberry dish.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 (14.5-ounce) cans chicken broth - divided use
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 1/2 cups arborio rice
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
1/2 cup OCEAN SPRAY® CRAISINS® Original Sweetened Dried Cranberries
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and white pepper to taste
Additional freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

Cooking Directions:

  1. Bring chicken broth to a boil in medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low; keep warm.
  2. Melt butter and oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes. Add rice; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes. Add wine; simmer, stirring frequently, until all liquid is absorbed. Stir in pumpkin.
  3. Add 3/4 cup chicken broth to rice. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring frequently, until absorbed. Continue adding broth, 1/2 cup at a time, allowing each addition to be absorbed before adding more broth. Rice should be tender but still firm to the bite and mixture should be creamy. This should take about 20 to 25 minutes. Stir in sweetened dried cranberries and cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste. If desired, garnish with additional Parmesan Cheese.

Makes 12 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.