Need an amazing holiday recipe to serve at your next dinner? I’ve got you covered! My Stuffed Butternut Squash with White Cooking Wine Mushroom Risotto is aromatic, delicious and looks stunning. For this incredible recipe, I’ve partnered with Holland House Cooking Wines, a line of flavor-enhancing premium cooking wines, which add a ‘Bold Boost’ of delicious flavor to this festive holiday dish.
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All About the Filling!
I love everything about this easy vegetarian recipe; yes, it’s vegetarian! I start with a classic white cooking wine mushroom risotto using Holland House White Cooking Wine to add delicious flavor. This cooking wine imparts a crisp and light wine flavor that’s perfect for risotto. You can also use this cooking wine when making regular rice, too. Just substitute 1/3 cup of water with the cooking wine next time you’re making rice. You’ll love the flavor! Just keep in mind that Holland House Cooking Wine is seasoned with salt, so adjust the seasoning accordingly.
Risotto for the Holidays!
I love making risotto during the holiday season because it’s an elegant rice dish that is the perfect pair to a variety of main dishes and always impresses my guests. To make the filling heartier and holiday appropriate, I like to add cheese, kale, cranberries and chickpeas. All the flavors and textures come together to create an unforgettable dish!
Stuffing Squash is Easy!
The aroma of the filling alone is mouthwatering, but just wait until you add the butternut squash! Butternut is my all-time favorite winter squash. I love the sweet flavor and firm texture, which makes it perfect for stuffing with rice! When making this recipe, go for similar sized squash to ensure even cooking in the oven. Just split the squash open length-wise, scoop out the seeds, season, cover and bake! I love the smell of the squash while it’s baking in the oven; it really complements the equally aromatic risotto filling!
Holland House Cooking Wines
This delicious holiday recipe is sponsored by Holland House Cooking Wines, my all-time favorite cooking wines. I always have at least four or five bottles of Holland House in my pantry. It’s one of those staple ingredients that I always keep on hand to add amazing flavor across so many different recipes. For more delicious recipes like this one, make sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Holland House Cooking Wine Facebook page, and ‘follow’ them on Pinterest!
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Enjoyed this delicious and hearty recipe? Check out some of my other recipes you’re sure to enjoy!
- Butternut Squash Salad – super simple salad with goat cheese and honey mustard dressing!
- Kale Sweet Potato Salad – with oven-roasted sweet potatoes and massaged kale!
- Best Meat & Cheese Lasagna – the name says it all! Seriously delicious lasagna to satisfy all your comfort-food cravings!
- Roasted Leg of Lamb – if you are looking for the ultimate complement to this stuffed squash, try my juicy and aromatic lamb recipe!
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