Recipe by Cookomix
100 gr of parmesan (60+40)
50 gr of cashew nuts
100 gr baby spinach leaves
70 gr olive oil
1 garlic clove
400 gr rice for risotto
100 gr white wine
680 gr water
1 cube vegetable broth
salt and pepper
Mix the cashews nuts with 60 gr of grated Parmesan cheese in a blender (Thermomix 8 sec – speed 10)
Add to it your washed baby spinach leaves and the fresh basil leaves and the olive oil, blend all for 10 sec (Thermomix 8 sec speed 6), push down the pesto with a spatula blend again 10 sec (Thermomix 8 sec- speed 6).
Your pesto is ready!! And Indeed delicious 😋
For the rice:
Chop your shallots and garlic and stir for 3 mn on high heat (Thermomix – varoma – speed 1- anti clockwise).
Add to it the risotto rice and stir for 1 mn (Thermomix 1 mn-100 deg-speed 1).
Add 60 gr of white wine. Stir again for 3 mn (Thermomix – speed 1 and varoma 3 mn).
Add all the rest of the white wine, the water, 1 cube of vegetable broth, add also a pinch of salt and pepper according to your taste. Cook and stir for 12 min. (Thermomix 12 mn -100 ° C – anti clockwise – speed 1).
Keep aside for 5 mn. Transfer to a container. Add the pesto spinach to the rice and mix gently. Serve the rest of Parmesan cheese and a few extra drops of olive oil. Bon appétit!!