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Spring risotto



4 portion(s)


  • 100 g pecorino cheese, cubed
  • 300 g Broad beans, podded
  • 20 g oilve oil
  • 25 g Butter
  • 1 onion (small), peeled and halved
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 380 g Aborio Rice
  • 1100 g water
  • 2-3 tablespoons TM vegetable stock concentrate
  • 100 g baby spinach
  • handful mint leaves, chopped
  • 100 g white wine

Recipe's preparation

  1. Bring a pot of salted water to boil on the stove top and cook the broad beans for 5-6 minutes. Drain and tip the beans into a bowl of chilled water. Drain again, then pop the beans out of their skins (whilst the risotto is cooking) and set aside.

  2. Place pecorino into the TM bowl and grate for 10 seconds on speed 9. Set aside.

  3. Place onion and garlic into the TM bowl and chop for 2-3 seconds on speed 7.

    Add oil and butter and saute for 2 minutes at 100 degrees on speed 1 with MC off.

  4. Insert the butterfly and add the rice and wine. Saute for 2 minutes at 100 degrees on Counter-clockwise operation and Gentle stir setting.

    Add stock and water and cook for 17 minutes at 100 degrees on Counter-clockwise operation and Gentle stir setting.

    Season to taste.




  5. Place baby spinach leaves in the bottom of a thermoserver and pour in risotto, once it is cooked. Add broad beans and half the pecorino cheese and rest for a couple of minutes.

  6. Serve with remainder of pecorino cheese and mint sprinkled on top.


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This recipe has been adapted for the TM from Sophie Dahl's beautiful cookbook: from season to season.

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  • Perfect consistency!

    Submitted by jeffschneider on 11. December 2016 - 11:35.

    Perfect consistency!

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