Mushroom and Pumpkin Risotto

Are you looking for a cozy and comforting dish to warm you up this fall? Look no further than this delicious Mushroom and Pumpkin Risotto recipe! Combining earthy mushrooms with creamy pumpkin, this dish is the perfect balance of savory and sweet flavors. In this post, we will walk you through the steps to create this mouthwatering dish, from preparing the ingredients to cooking the perfect risotto. So grab your apron and let’s get cooking!


  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup diced pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the vegetable broth in a saucepan and keep it warm over low heat.
  2. In a separate large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat.
  3. Add the diced onion and garlic to the skillet and sauté until translucent.
  4. Add the Arborio rice to the skillet and stir to coat the rice with the oil and butter.
  5. Pour in the white wine and cook until it is absorbed by the rice.
  6. Begin adding the warm vegetable broth to the skillet, one ladleful at a time, stirring constantly and allowing each ladleful to be absorbed before adding the next.
  7. After about 15 minutes, add the sliced mushrooms and diced pumpkin to the skillet and continue adding broth and stirring until the rice is creamy and cooked to al dente.
  8. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Remove the skillet from heat and let it sit for a few minutes before serving.
  10. Garnish with additional Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs if desired.


  • Use a high-quality vegetable broth for the best flavor in your risotto.
  • Feel free to customize this recipe by adding other vegetables or herbs that you enjoy.
  • For a creamier risotto, stir in a bit of heavy cream or mascarpone cheese at the end of cooking.


Enjoy this delicious Mushroom and Pumpkin Risotto as a comforting and satisfying meal. The creamy texture of the risotto combined with the earthy mushrooms and sweet pumpkin makes for a perfect fall dish. Serve it as a main course or as a side dish at your next dinner party, and impress your guests with your culinary skills!