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Roasted pumpkin, chicken and baby spinach risotto



5 portion(s)


  • 340 grams cubed butternut pumpkin
  • 40 grams Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 brown onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 40 grams olive oil
  • 40 grams Butter
  • 400 grams arborio rice
  • 70 grams dry white wine
  • 300 grams chicken thigh fillet, cut into bite size cubes
  • 1100 grams water
  • 1 tbsp Veg Stock Concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon Chicken stock concentrate
  • 2 handful of baby spinach
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
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      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. 1. Roast pumpkin till cooked just through.  I like to drizle olive oil and salt on top before roasting.2. Place cheese in TM bowl and grate, 5 seconds, sp 9.   Reserve in a small bowl.

    3. Add onion and garlic to bowl chop, 3 seconds, sp 5.  Scrape sides of bowl with spatula.

    4. Add olive oil and butter, saute 3 mins, 120 degrees, sp 1.

    5. Insert butterfly, add rice and combine.  1 min, 120 deg, MC off,  1.5

    6. Add white wine.  2 mins, varoma, MC off  sp 1.5.

    7. Add chicken, water, stock and cook, 20 mins, varoma,  sp 1.  Use basket on top of bowl in stead of MC.

    8. Add baby spinach, cook for further 5 mins, as per step 7.9. Pour into thermo server.  Stir in reserved grated cheese and pumpkin.



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Optional - add a handful of toasted pine nuts at step 9.

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