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Ham, Zucchini & Pumpkin Risotto

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“This dish is very tasty, easy to make and is always enjoyed in our home.”

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  1. In a large saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-low heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes until onion has softened.
  3. Add the wine and cook until the liquid is reduced by half.
  4. This should take 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add rice, salt pepper and ham and stir to coat evenly.
  6. Add 2 cups of stock and stir over medium heat until absorbed.
  7. This should take 5-6 minutes.
  8. Stir in pumpkin and zucchini.
  9. Continue to add as much stock as needed, 1 cup at a time, stirring until rice is creamy and tender but still firm in the centre.
  10. This should take 15-18 minutes from the time you add first stock.
  11. Remove from heat and stir in remaining 1 tablespoon of butter, basil and parmesan cheese.

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