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Mixed vegetable quinotto



4 portion(s)

  • 20 grams Dried Porcini Mushrooms
  • 500 grams hot filtered water
  • 80 grams Parmasen Cheese, cubed
  • 3 French Shallots, or 1/2 brown onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 sprigs parsley
  • 150 grams mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable Stock.
  • 250 grams quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 medium sweet potato, cubed
  • handful frozen baby peas
  • 1 Small carrot, thinly sliced and cut into batons
  • 1 Handful baby spinach, or English spinich
  • knob of butter

  • 30 g macadmia oil

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place dried mushrooms in bowl and cover with 500g hot water to soak. 

  2. Place Parmesan into mixing bowl and grate 10 sec/speed 9. Transfer into a bowl and set aside.

  3. Place french schallots (or onion), garlic and parsley into mixing bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 7.

  4. Add oil, scrape down sides and sauté 3 min/Varoma/speed 1.

  5. Add chopped mushrooms, soaked mushrooms and water, stock paste and quinoa and cook 15 min/Varoma//speed 1.

    NOTE - you will need to add other vegetables with about 4 - 5 mins remaining. 

  6. Meanwhile fry off chopped sweet potato in covered fry pan unti soft and a little caramelised.  

  7. Add peas and carrots to quinoa mixture with 4 - 5 mins remaining. 

  8. Pour quinotto into thermoserver, alternating with spinich and cooked sweet potato. Scatter a good knob (20gms ish) butter cut into pieces over quinotto. Leave for a few minutes, then mix butter through quinoa and leave for a few more minutes before serving.

  9. Serve seasoned with salt and pepper and grated parmasen. 

    We we like it with some homemade sauerkraut too. 


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This recipe is a bit of a hybrid of the original Mushroom Quinotto, the EDC Mushroom risotto and Quirky Cooking's Brown Rice Risotto. 

To to get the carrot nice and thin, we use a vegetable peeler - 'peel' thin slices and then slice into batons. 

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