30 Days Of Meals Under $15 – Day 4 Roasted pumpkin & pine nut risotto with peas and parmesan.


Welcome to Day 4 of our 30 meals under $15.00!

Risotto is a favourite in our house and you cant go past this easy and cheap,  Roasted pumpkin & pine nut risotto with peas and parmesan.

Serves 4 – 6

Total price $15.00 (exactly!)



 1/2 a butternut pumpkin

2 cups of rice,

1 cup of peas

750g of pine nuts,

1 1/2 cups of water & Parmesan to taste.



  • Roast diced pumpkin for 30 minutes at 180.
  • In the meantime boil 2 cups of rice and peas.
  • Roast pine nuts in a seperate tray for 10 minutes before the pumpkin is done.
  • Once pumpkin has cooled, combine the pumpkin and water into a blender.
  • Drain rice and peas. A
  • Add together to form the risotto.
  • Sprinkle pine nuts and Parmesan on top to taste.
  • Enjoy!

Do you have a favourite risotto you make? share your recipe below in comments X

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