Risotto Cremoso alla Zucca (Creamy Pumpkin Risotto)

Creamy pumpkin risotto is a fragrant, flavorful and truly delicious first course. Typically autumnal, it will be great for any occasion.

Creamy Pumpkin Risotto

Risotto Cremoso alla Zucca

Creamy Pumpkin Risotto
Course Italian Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Servings 5 Servings
Calories 277 kcal


  • 5 cups Vegetable Broth
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion diced, finely chopped
  • 1 large Garlic Clove minced
  • 1 cup Arborio Rice
  • 1 cup Canned Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Nutmeg
  • Black Pepper freshly ground
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Sage chopped


  • In a medium saucepan, bring the broth to a simmer and keep it there while you prepare the recipe.
  • Heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium to high heat. Reduce the heat to low and sauté the onion until soft. Cook for 1 minute, or until the garlic is fragrant.
  • Reduce the heat to low and stir in the rice and 1 cup of the broth.
  • Cook, stirring frequently, until the rice has absorbed most of the liquid.
  • Continue stirring while adding 1 cup of broth at a time until the rice is tender (about 20 minutes).
  • Combine the pumpkin, salt, and nutmeg in a mixing bowl.
  • Season with pepper and continue to stir until the mixture is hot.
  • Mix in the sage and serve!


Calories: 277kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 8.3gFat: 10.2gSodium: 1144mgSugar: 3.3g
Keyword creamy italian risotto, Creamy Pumpkin Risotto, italian risotto, Risotto Cremoso alla Zucca
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