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Variation Pumpkin, Pancetta & Pea Risotto (or 3P Risotto!)



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Pumpkin, bacon, chicken & Pea Risotto

  • 150 grams pumpkin, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon paprika, sprinkled over pumpkin
  • 1 brown onion, quartered
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1 sprig rosemary, leaves only
  • 30 grams olive oil, and some for roasting pumpkin
  • 250 grams bacon rasher, shortcut, cubed
  • 320 grams arborio rice
  • 100 grams white wine
  • 2 tablespoons TM vegetable stock concentrate
  • 1 litre water
  • 1 cup --- frozen peas, thawed
  • black pepper to taste
  • 50 grams Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 piece chicken breasts, Sliced

Recipe's preparation

    Roast pumpkin and Fried Chicken
  1. Spray pumpkin cubes with olive oil, sprinkle with paprika and roast in 180 degrees C oven for 1 hour (or until soft and caramelised). Set aside until needed
    Fried Chicken
    Fry chicken and set aside until needed
  2. Risotto
  3. 1. Place onion, garlic and rosemary into mixing bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 7. Scrape down sides of bowl.

    2. Add oil and cubed pancetta and saute 4 min/Varoma/speed 1.

    3. Insert butterfly. Add rice and wine and saute 2 min/100C/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1.

    4. Add TM stock and water and cook 10 min/100C/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1.

    5. Add roasted pumpkin, Fried chicken, and thawed peas and cook for a further 10 min/100C/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1. Remove butterfly.

    6. Pour into warmed Thermoserver, season with pepper and Parmesan cheese. Allow to rest for a minimum of 5 mins before serving. Rice will continue to absorb any liquid the longer it rests.

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I add the pumpkin early so it will break down and colour the risotto. If you like your pumpkin whole, simply add it in the last step and fold through the risotto with the parmesan and black pepper.

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