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Beetroot Chorizo & Feta Risotto



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Beetroot Chorizo & Feta Risotto

  • lemon zest, optional
  • 2 Chorizo roughly chopped, optional
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 sprig flat leaf parsley
  • 200g raw beetroot
  • 1 leek washed, trimmed & chopped
  • 30g butter
  • 15g olive oil
  • 100g dry white wine
  • 350g Aborio Rice
  • 800g water
  • salt & peper, to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons vegetable stock concentrate
  • 100g spinach or rocket leaves, fresh
  • 100g Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 1 dash Balsamic Vinegar.
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 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

    Beetroot Chorizo & Feta Risotto
  1. 1. Place lemon zest, garlic & parsley into TM bowl & chop 10 secs speed 10.

    2. Add beetroot, leek & chop for 5 secs, speed 5.

    3. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula.

    4. Add sliced Chorizo if using & butter, oil & saute for 3 mins, Varoma speed 1.

    5. Insert Butterfly whisk.

    6. Add rice & wine & saute for 2 mins, 100 degrees speed 1.5, Counter-clockwise operation MC off.

    7. Add stock & water, cook for 13 mins, 100 degrees, speed 1.5 Counter-clockwise operation with the MC on.

    8. Pour risotto into a thermoserver & stir through spinach or rocket.

    9. Crumble feta cheese & cracked pepper. Allow to sit in the Thermoserver for at least 5 mins. It will continue cooking while it sits.

    10  Serve with a bit more cheese, drizzle of balsamic vinegar and even sprinkle some walnuts or pine nuts on top.


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 For vegetarian version omit the Chorizo.

Goats Cheese also works well as a substitue, or even Parmasen Cheese.


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