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Pumpkin and thyme quinotto (Paleo & Vegan)



4 portion(s)

  • 1 brown onion (approx. 200 g), cut into quarters
  • 80 g olive oil, (Or Butter, ghee or coconut oil)
  • 500 g 1 tbsp Vegetable stock paste, with 500 g water
  • 250 g white quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 180 g pumpkin, cut into 1.5cm cubes
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 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. Describe the preparation steps of your recipe

  2. 1.  Place onion into mixing bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 5. Scrape down sides. 

  3. 2.  Add oil and sauté 3 min/Varoma/speed 1.

  4. 3.  Add  water, stock paste, pumpkin and quinoa and cook 15 min/Varoma/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1.

  5. 4.  Add pepper and thyme into mixing bowl and cook 2 min/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 2

  6. 5.  To serve, season to taste, then transfer to a large serving dish or bowl, or onto individual plates, and sprinkle with fresh herbs.


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Cut the pumpkin in larger cubes if you would like a more textured consistancy.  Add raw chicken in 2cm cubes with the pumpkin if desired.  Try sage if you don't have Thyme.  

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  • Very nice, thank you. I only

    Submitted by AmyJo on 15. September 2016 - 20:27.

    Very nice, thank you. I only used about 65g of ghee and used dried oregano instead of thyme. I also added 50g of baby spinach in step 5.

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