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Creamy Carbonara Risotto with Hidden Veg



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Creamy Carbonara Risotto with Hidden Veg

  • 50 g Cheddar cheese, 2cm Cubed
  • 50 g Parmesan cheese, 2cm Cubed
  • 1 onion, Pealed and quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, Pealed
  • 40 g olive oil
  • 200 g bacon, Diced
  • 200 g fresh mushrooms, Halved
  • 1 zucchini, (pealed if trying to hide something green)
  • 320 g arborio rice
  • 650 g water
  • 1 heaped tablespoons chicken stock paste, (Or veg stock paste)
  • 90 g cream
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 sprigs parsley, For a garnish if desired
  • 6
    Preparation 25min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place cubes of cheese into bowl and grate 10 Sec, Sp 7. Set cheese aside and wash and dry bowl.
  2. Add garlic and onion to bowl and grate 10 Sec, Sp4.
    Scrape down sides.
    Add 20g of oil and sauté 3min, Veroma, Sp1.
  3. Add mushrooms and diced zucchini and blitz 5 Sec, Sp 5. Scrape down and blitz for another second if necessary.
    (If you want you can add sliced mushrooms after blitzing the zucchini if they do not need to be unrecognisable)
  4. Insert butterfly, (left of the highest blade seems to hold better).
    Add diced bacon and 20g oil and cook 3 Mins, 100 deg, Sp1
  5. Add rice and cook for 3 mins, 100 deg, Sp1
  6. Add water and stock paste, stir with spatula to loosen rice. Cook 16 min, 100 deg, Sp (Check through the top to see that the butterfly has not dislodged- if it has, stop and reinsert)
  7. Add cream, reserved cheese, and lemon juice and gently stir with no heat for 1 min before serving.

    Garnish with Parsley and cracked pepper if you wish.

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Use the measuring cup inserted for the whole recipe, except for checking momentarily that the butterfly is inserted correctly.

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  • This risotto is lovely, I opted to fry my bacon in...

    Submitted by Tamzjd on 27. July 2019 - 18:06.

    This risotto is lovely, I opted to fry my bacon in a fry pan and add to the mixture when rice was added.
    I will defiantly make this again and I can see it becoming a family favourite.

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