Hurry Up Pumpkin Rice

Hurry Up Pumpkin Rice

Hurry Up Pumpkin Rice
Who wants to play the hurry up and wait game when you've got something as good as this pumpkin rice cooking? Pre-cook the rice for quicker prep time.
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4 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 3 cups white rice
  • About 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and fresh-ground pepper

  • Methods/steps
    In a 5-quart pan, combine onion, butter, and nutmeg. Stir often over high heat until onion is limp, 3 to 4 minutes. Mix the cornstarch smoothly with a little of the chicken broth. Add to pan along with remaining broth, wine, pumpkin, and rice. Stir mixture over high heat until boiling, 3 to 4 minutes. Cover and remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in 3/4 cup cheese. Sprinkle portions with additional cheese and add salt and pepper to taste.
    Additional Tips
    Ready in 20 min

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