Parma Ham, Gorgonzola and Pumpkin Risotto

Despite the sudden drop in temperature, October is filled with plenty of spooktacular opportunities to experiment with new autumnal recipes. Whether you want to get creative with the kids in the kitchen or you're searching for canapé ideas for your Halloween party, there's a Parma Ham recipe to trick-or-treat yourself for every spooky occasion!

This risotto with Parma Ham, gorgonzola and pumpkin is an easy, fuss-free option for a quick Halloween meal and comes courtesy of



  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Clove garlic, crushed
  • 3 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 20g Sage leaves
  • 200g Risotto rice
  • 200g Pumpkin, diced
  • 50ml White wine
  • 550ml Vegetable stock
  • 50g Gorgonzola piccante
  • 4 slices Parma Ham
  • Salt & Cracked black pepper
  1. Sweat onion and garlic in 2tbsp olive oil until soft. Chop half the sage and add to the onions
  2. Stir in the risotto rice, followed by the pumpkin. Stir and fry for 3 minutes
  3. Add the white wine and stir until reduced. Slowly add the vegetable stock, stirring continuously until the liquid has been absorbed
  4. Add the Gorgonzola and stir until just melted. Season if necessary
  5. Fry the remaining sage leaves in a little olive oil until crispy. Drain on kitchen paper
  6. Divide the risotto between plates and top with crispy sage and Parma Ham
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