Pumpkin and Quinoa Risotto

Pumpkin and Quinoa Risotto


Servings 4
Ingredients 8
Difficulty Easy

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  • 1.5 cups Quinoa
  • 4 cups Stock (Vegetable)
  • 1 cup Pumpkin diced
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Red Onions sliced
  • 200 g Mushrooms sliced
  • 2 Garlic (clove) minced
  • 2 tbsp Almonds blanched

Nutrition Information

Qty per
469g serve
Qty per
Energy 3570cal 762cal
Protein 21g 4g
Fat (total) 26g 6g
 - saturated 3.5g 0.75g
Carbohydrate 98g 21g
 - sugars 8.4g 1.8g
Dietary Fibre 10.5g 2.2g
Sodium 310mg 66mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Mushrooms

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Pumpkin and Quinoa Risotto is full of goodness and healthy vegetables.


  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees.

  2. Remove skin, seeds and dice pumpkin. Place on lined baking tray drizzle with olive oil and season with pepper (optional). Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes.

  3. Pour stock and quinoa in large saucepan and bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 15 minutes.

  4. Place red onions, mushroom and garlic in frypan add drizzle of olive oil, heat over medium to high heat and fry until just brown.

  5. Add cooked quinoa to frypan and toss. Gently toss through cooked pumpkin. Serve in bowl and sprinkle with blanched almonds.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Pumpkin and Quinoa Risotto is not suitable for freezing. Keep refrigerated for up to 3 days in an airtight container.
  • You can add 40 grams of finely grated parmesan cheese to the cooked quinoa when mixing through frypan to give it a more risotto taste, we were just keeping it alittle healthier! I know shock horror here at SAHM HQ!

This dish will really fill you up and it really does taste delicious!


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Lydia Williams

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