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Rice with Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash Rice

Make these easy and delicious side dish your family will love.

Course Dinner Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Butternut Squash Rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 217.13 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut squash (2-1/2 - 3 cups cubed)
  • 1 small onion, diced fine
  • 1 clove garlic, diced fine
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2-1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup dried Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Brown onion and about 2-1/2 to 3 cups of diced squash in olive oil.  Sprinkle sage, salt and pepper on the squash as it cooks.

  2. Add rice to the pan and continue to saute for about 2 additional minutes.

  3. Add chicken broth to the pan and bring to a light boil.  Cover; reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.  Remove from heat and stir in 1/3 cup of milk and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts
Butternut Squash Rice
Amount Per Serving (6 g)
Calories 217.13 Calories from Fat 35
% Daily Value*
Fat 3.92g6%
Saturated Fat 1.18g7%
Cholesterol 3.49mg1%
Sodium 345.06mg15%
Potassium 527.82mg15%
Carbohydrates 38.29g13%
Fiber 3.1g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 5.6g11%
Vitamin A 13345.74IU267%
Vitamin C 28.48mg35%
Calcium 137.04mg14%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.