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TM5 Bacon, Mushroom and Pea Risotto



4 portion(s)


  • 50 grams Parmasen Cheese, cubed
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 small onion, peeled, halved
  • 100 grams bacon, chopped
  • 100 grams mushrooms, sliced
  • 150 grams frozen peas
  • 750 grams liquid chicken stock, or 1 large tblspn chicken stock paste with 750gm water
  • 40 grams butter or olive oil
  • 320 grams Aborio Rice
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 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. 1. Select Mushroom Risotto from Recipe chip

    2. Add peeled garlic and onion together when it asks for onion. Continue as per Chip...

    3. Add bacon after chopping garlic and onion. Add only 40gm of oil OR butter. Continue as per Chip...

    4. Disregard step for adding wine (Press next)...

    5. Add stock and mushrooms as per quantities for THIS recipe...

    6. Decrease cooking time from 13 mins to 10 mins, and continue

    7. At end of 10mins, add peas and press Back (top left of screen), adjust cooking time to 3 mins and continue...

    8. Transfer to ThermoServer, add and stir through cheese, reserving some to sprinkle on top.

    9. Serve in bowls

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Pop the frozen peas in your rice basket on the lid while cooking in Step 6. , to defrost.

You can make this without the butterfly

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  • Great recipe really yummy. Enjoyed by the whole...

    Submitted by NicoleEMetzroth on 17. September 2018 - 18:36.

    Great recipe really yummy. Enjoyed by the whole family. Will cook this one again.

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  • Fantastic recipe and so

    Submitted by Leonie P on 5. April 2016 - 19:53.

    Fantastic recipe and so tasty. Also makes a perfect base for arancini. Thanks for sharing. 


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  • Thanks for this recipe. I

    Submitted by jp15 on 29. September 2015 - 13:02.

    Thanks for this recipe. I wanted to make a mushroom, bacon and asparagus risotto but wasn't sure how as I'm new to my Thermomix. i just swapped the peas for asparagus and it turned out well and was delicious! 

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  • Sooooo delicious for this

    Submitted by NaeNae2835 on 22. May 2015 - 13:21.

    Sooooo delicious for this weather! Yum!

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