Instant Pot Butternut Squash Risotto

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Instant Pot Butternut Squash Risotto

No-stir, no-stress, rich and creamy risotto can be yours in just minutes in your Instant Pot! Our flavorful and fun Butternut Squash Risotto recipe is elegant enough for a dinner party but easy enough for midweek meals.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Main Dish, Side, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: instant pot
Servings: 6
Calories: 446kcal


  • TB  olive oil
  • shallots finely chopped
  • 1 TB minced fresh sage additional for garnish
  • 1/2  tsp  kosher salt additional to taste
  • cups  Arborio rice
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine or dry vermouth
  • cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3 cups butternut squash cubes 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2  cup  freshly grated Parmesan cheese additional for garnish
  • freshly ground black pepper


Chef Tips: Swap in grated Pecorino Romano cheese for the parmesan for sharper flavor. You can also top with crispy sage leaves sautéed in butter for an elegant finish.


Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 1039mg | Potassium: 493mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 7630IU | Vitamin C: 26.3mg | Calcium: 273mg | Iron: 4.6mg

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