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Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto
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Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto

The secret to this quick-cooking risotto? The microwave! (If you don't tell, no one will guess.) Serve as a side or add Roasted Brusels Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze (just two ingredients more) for a satisfying meal.

Pantry Checklist:

  • Arborio or other medium-grain rice (uncooked)
  • Vegetable broth (fat-free, less-sodium―use in place of chicken broth)
  • Frozen pureed butternut squash
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Optional: thyme sprigs
Prep: 3 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Other: 5 minues

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