Sunday, February 21

Menu Monday Feb 21-27


Sunday - Beef Barley Soup and biscuits
Monday - Homemade Pizza and salad
Tuesday - Tacos
Wednesday - Dinner at class - Bake Hamantashen
Thursday - Lemon Chicken and Pasta
Friday - Challah, Pot Roast, Butternut Squash Risotto (recipe below), steamed broccoli and a surprise dessert ( recipe and review will follow)
Saturday -Purim Speil at shul. dinner out beforehand.

Butternut Squash Risotto

2 cups water, divided
2 (14 1/4-ounce) cans low-salt beef broth
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
3 cups (3/4-inch) cubed peeled butternut squash (about 1 pound)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups Arborio rice or other short-grain rice
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

Bring 1 1/2 cups water and broth to a simmer in a large saucepan (do not boil). Keep warm over low heat.

Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion; cook 8 minutes or until golden, stirring frequently. Add 1/2 cup water, squash, salt, and pepper; cook 10 minutes or until squash is tender and water has almost evaporated. Add rice; stir until combined. Stir in 1/2 cup broth mixture; cook until liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring constantly. Add the remaining broth mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly until each portion of broth is absorbed before adding the next (about 30 minutes total). Stir in cheese, butter, and parsley. Serve immediately.

3 comments:

  1. Hey! Visiting from Menu Plan Monday!
    God bless!
    ~Hannah
    http://preparingforourchildrensfuture.blogspot.com/

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  2. Sounds wonderful. Am confused, though - thought you did all your cooking dairy-free. Did you do something differently about the parmesan and butter?

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