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Variation Chicken, Bacon, Pumpkin & Spinach Risotto



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  • 100 grams Block Parmesan Cheese, Cube to grate
  • 1 onion, Peeled and halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, Peeled
  • 1 bunch parsley, Small bunch
  • 50 grams olive oil
  • 100 grams white wine
  • 320 grams arborio rice
  • 250-300 grams chicken, Sliced thinly
  • 2-3 pieces lean bacon, Cut in strips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable stock concentrate, EDC
  • 380 grams Cubed (2cm) and Baked Pumpkin, Bake in olive oil & Tamari sauce
  • 200 grams Baby Spinach Leaves
  • Add Water to just under 2 litre mark on bowl
  • 100 g peas, baby, frozen


  • 150 g peas
  • 6
    Preparation 40min
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

    Bake pumpkin in oven in advance or part bake and finish in varoma while risotto is cooking
  1. Place Spinach leaves in Thermoserver.

    Grate Parmesan cheese 10seconds/Speed9

    Place in the Thermoserver.

    Wash Bowl as protein sticks.

    Chop onion, garlic and parsley 2-3 Seconds/Speed 7

    Add oil to TM bowl using scales to weigh in

    Saute 2 minutes/100 degrees/Speed 1 with MC off

    Add wine & rice Saute 2 minutes/100 degrees/Reverse/Speed 1

    Add bacon pieces for last 20 seconds

    Add chicken, vegetable stock concentrate, and water

    Cook 18 minutes/100 degrees/Reverse/Speed 1

    Place pumpkin in Varoma while risotto is cooking to warm up or finish cooking if needed.

    When finished place pumpkn in Thermoserver pour risotto on top. Allow to rest for at least 10 minutes for rice to absorb the liquid.

    Stir to mix leaves, pumpkin and cheese with risotto 


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Cooking time does not include baking of pumpkin cubes. These could be added to risotto but would not retain shape or have the added flavour.Face book page Thermo Queen

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