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Parmesan and pinenut quinoa with spinach



4 portion(s)


  • 100 grams parmesan cubed
  • 100 grams Pinenuts
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 Small brown onion, halved
  • 20 grams EVOO (olive oil)
  • 1200 grams water
  • 2 level tablespoons chicken stock paste, (I use Quirky Jo's recipe)
  • 300 grams quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 70 grams baby spinach, rinsed

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Place cubed parmesan in clean, dry bowl. 10sec/sp9. Set aside. Rinse and dry bowl.


    2. Taost pinenuts in bowl. 5min/varoma/counter-clockwise operationsp1. Set aside.


    3. Place garlic and onion in bowl 3sec/sp7. Add EVOO and cook 2min/100deg/sp1. Set aside with pinenuts.


    4. Place water and stock paste into bowl. Put quinoa into simmer basket and insert into bowl. Cook 22min/100deg/sp3.


    5. Remove basket with spatula. Discard water from bowl. Place in quinoa, garlic, onion, pinenuts,lemon juice and spinach. Cook 1min/80deg/counter-clockwise operationsp1.


    6. Place in thermoserver and stir through reserved parmesan. Allow to rest 5 minutes then serve,





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