Roasted Sweet Potato Risotto

Roasted Sweet Potato Risotto

with Mushrooms & Toasted Pecans

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This melt-in-your-mouth risotto, studded with roasted sweet potato, silverbeet and mushroom, makes a super nourishing meal. Pecans and sage add an extra depth of flavour, and don’t forget the Parmesan for that special finishing touch!

Tags:Naturally Gluten-FreeNot Suitable for Coeliacs
Allergens:Tree NutsMilk

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Preparation Time40 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Serving amount

2 unit

sweet potato

1 unit

brown onion

2 clove


1 bunch


1 packet


(ContainsTree NutsMay be present Milk, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy)

1 packet

arborio rice

2 cube

vegetable stock

1 bunch


1 packet

sliced mushrooms

1 packet

grated Parmesan cheese


Not included in your delivery

olive oil

2 cup


30 g


Nutritional Valuesper serving
Nutritional Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Energy (kJ)3500 kJ
Fat26.8 g
of which saturates12.3 g
Carbohydrate120 g
of which sugars18.4 g
Dietary Fibre0 g
Protein22.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1200 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Baking Dish
Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Preheat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Cut the sweet potato (unpeeled) into 1cm chunks. Place the sweet potato, a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper on an oven tray lined with baking paper. Toss to coat, then bake until tender, 25-30 minutes.

TIP: Cut the sweet potato to the correct size so it cooks in the allocated time.


While the sweet potato is roasting, finely chop the brown onion. Finely chop the garlic (or use a garlic press). Pick and thinly slice the sage leaves. Roughly chop the pecans. Heat a medium frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the chopped pecans and toast, tossing, until golden, 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside.


Return the frying pan to a medium-high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until softened, 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sage and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add the arborio rice and stir to coat. Add the water and crumbled vegetable stock (2 cubes for 2 people / 4 cubes for 4 people) and bring to the boil. Remove from the heat and transfer the risotto to a medium baking dish. Cover tightly with foil and bake until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is ‘al dente’, 24-28 minutes.

TIP: 'Al dente' means the rice is cooked through but still has a tiny bit of firmness in the middle.


When the risotto has 15 minutes cook time remaining, roughly chop the silverbeet. Return the frying pan to a high heat with a drizzle of olive oil and 1/2 the butter. Add the sliced mushrooms and cook until well browned, 5-6 minutes. Add the silverbeet and cook until wilted, 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


Remove the risotto from the oven and add the grated Parmesan cheese (reserve some for garnish!) and remaining butter. Stir through a splash of water to loosen the risotto if needed. Gently stir in the roasted sweet potato, mushrooms and silverbeet and season generously with salt and pepper.


Divide the roast sweet potato risotto between bowls. Garnish with the toasted pecans and reserved Parmesan cheese.