Seasonal orzo with squash, kale and apple

Combine a mix of different vegetables with this tasty recipe!

Are you looking for a way to incorporate the season of fall into your food? Well Chef Massimo Capra knows the recipe for a delicious squash, kale and apple orzo that will have your guests raving for more.




  1. Using a heavy bottom pot sweat the onion and the squash in a little oil until golden and the squash is cooked and breaking up, add the Orzo then add the wine, let evaporate well and add two ladle-full of stock. Simmer gently, stirring on occasion so as to prevent sticking.
  2. About halfway through the cooking add the kale and stir well, add more stock if needed.
  3. It will take about ten minutes for this to cook.
  4. When the orzo is cooked turn the fire off and add some butter and the cheese.
  5. Stir well and spoon on individual plates then top with the raw apples and a sprinkle of walnuts, and serve immediately.

This recipe should look and eat like a risotto. Buon appetito!