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Leek Mushroom & Pumpkin Risotto – Recipes to Help The Earth & Boost Calm Parenting

This delicious Leek Mushroom & Pumpkin Risotto is so quick and easy to make and all the family will love it. You can replace the mushroom with chicken or just leave it out all together if like. The pumpkin and leek are flavorsome enough too. This is one of many Recipes from Help For Mums designed to Help The Earth & Boost Calm Parenting

Leek Mushroom & Pumpkin Risotto – Ingredients

Leek, Mushroom & Pumpkin Risotto - Recipes to Help The Earth & Boost Calm Parenting
  • 300g of pumpkin – diced
  • 2 cups of sliced mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh rosemary
  • ½ tablespoon of sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 whole leek – sliced
  • 1 large garlic clove – crushed
  • 2 bunches of bok choi – steamed
  • 1 cup of spinach leaves
  • ½ cup of fresh parsley
  • Pinch of salt and pepper to taste
  • 1½ cup of Arborio rice
  • 750ml (3 cups) of hot chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese (optional)

Method


Preheat oven to 200°C

  • Place the pumpkin and mushrooms in a baking tray lined with baking paper and season with rosemary and sesame oil
  • Bake for 30 minutes, or until pumpkin is soft and tender, but not overcooked
  • Remove, dice the pumpkin – stand aside (you can cook this while you are preparing the rice)
  • Heat the olive oil in a rice cooker or a large pot
  • Fry the leek and garlic in the oil until tender
  • Add the bok choi and spinach and stir until tender and soft
  • Add the rice and stir
  • Add the fresh parsley, salt and pepper and stir
  • Once all combined add 1 cup of chicken stock and stir until absorbed, then add the second cup and wait until absorbed and then the third cup – stir continuously
  • Finally add the pumpkin and mushroom and stir
  • Combine with the Parmesan cheese (optional) to create a beautiful creamy consistency and serve.
  • Note: Depending on the strength of your rice cooker, you may need to add more water as you’re cooking.

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Lizzie O'Halloran

I am a self esteem coach who specialises in helping women to build self confidence, improve health and wellbeing and succeed in their careers. I work in professional women, mothers and couples to empower them with the tools required to live a happy, healthy and successful life.

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