Butternut Pumpkin and Sage Risotto Bites

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Total Time
2hrs
Prep 1 hr
Cook 1 hr

A delicious hot fingerfood.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chop the pumpkin into 1cm pieces.
  2. Heat oil and butter in a large pan.
  3. Add the onion and garlic, cook until onion is soft.
  4. Add rice, cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  5. Add pumpkin, stock and water; bring to the boil.
  6. Simmer, uncovered, over a low heat for about 35 minutes.
  7. Stir occasionally.
  8. You want all of the liquid to absorb and mixture to become thick.
  9. Remove from heat and stir in sage and parmesan.
  10. Spread mixture out onto an oven tray to cool.
  11. Roll tablespoons into balls, flatten slightly.
  12. Coat in flour, shaking away any excess.
  13. Heat vegetable oil in a pan and deep fry balls, in batches, until lightly browned and crisp.
  14. Drain on paper towels.
  15. Serve bites topped with a dollop of sour cream and garnished with fresh herbs.