Organic Spelt Butternut Squash Risotto with Sage & Chia Seeds


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Ingredients for 4 person:

200g Pearled Organic Spelt

200g Butternut Squash(peeled and diced 1cm cube )

100g Red Peppers

100 Garden Peas

50g Savoy Cabbage

4 tbsp. Vegetables  Oil

1 L Vegetable Stock

2 Garlic Gloves (diced

100ml White Wine

1 tbsp. Fresh Chopped Sage

25g Butter

13 Parmesan Cheese

1 tbsp. Chopped Parsley

1 tsp. Chia seeds

Salt , Black Pepper

Method :

1.Put the butternut squash on a baking tray, drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes until cooked.

2.Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in a deep  pan over a medium heat, then add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes add the spelt grains and stir .

3.Pour in the wine and then add  vegetables stock and stir until it is fully absorbed by the spelt. Continue to add the stock, ladleful by ladleful, stirring the spelt to absorb the stock after each addition.

4. About 20 minutes into the spelt cooking time, add the butternut squash ,sage, red peppers, seasoning with salt and black peppers .

5.Cook about 5 min than add green peas, savoy cabbage and butter .

6.Served with shaved Parmesan and sprinkled  with  Chia seeds

Enjoy !


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