Butternut squash and caramelised onion risotto
Waitrose and Partners

Butternut squash and caramelised onion risotto

A comforting risotto served with streaky bacon. Like pasta, risotto should be cooked until al dente, with just a touch of firmness in the centre of the grain.

    • Serves4
    • CourseMain meal
    • Prepare10 mins
    • Cook35 mins
    • Total time45 mins


    • 1 small knob of butter
    • 1 tsp olive oil
    • 2 onions, thinly sliced
    • 8 smoked streaky bacon rashers, cut into strips
    • 300g Gallo Organic-Bio Arborio Risotto Rice
    • 350g sliced butternut squash, roughly chopped
    • 1 tbsp Cooks' Ingredients Sundried Tomato Paste
    • 750ml hot Cooks' Ingredients chicken stock
    • 4 sprig/s fresh thyme, plus extra to garnish
    • 2 tbsp essential Waitrose Grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese