Beetroot & dill quinoa risotto with parsnip crisps by Mindful Chef | Mealz

Beetroot & dill quinoa risotto with parsnip crisps

2 Servings

5 min Prep, 25 min Cook


Contains 1/2 vegetable stock cube (celery) and more


A healthy twist on the traditional risotto, using the ancient grain quinoa for a protein boost, and grated beetroot, known for its detoxifying effects on the body.

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Cooking Stages

    • Preheat the oven to 200C / gas mark 6.

    • Boil a kettle and dissolve the stock cube in a jug of 300ml water. In a bowl, dissolve the creamed coconut in 20ml boiling water to form a sauce.

    • Finely chop or crush the garlic clove. Dice the onion and peel and grate the beetroot. Peel and very finely slice the parsnips.

    • Heat a medium-sized pan with 1 tbsp oil on a medium heat. Fry the garlic and onion for 5 mins, then add the grated beetroot for 3 mins. Rinse the quinoa and add to the pan, stir frequently for 2 mins.

    • Meanwhile, place the parsnips on a baking tray and drizzle over 1/2 tbsp oil, place in the oven for 15 mins until crisp.

    • Then pour in the vegetable stock, stir and leave to simmer for 10 mins, then add the mangetout and cook for a further 5-10 mins until the quinoa is cooked and the mangetout is tender. Add more boiling water if needed. Once cooked, stir through half of the dill.

    • Spoon the beetroot quinoa risotto onto two warm plates, drizzle over the creamed coconut, sprinkle over the pumpkin seeds and parsnip crisps and the remaining dill. Season with black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0 g

Amount Per Serving
Calories 525 cals26%
% Daily Value*
Kilojoules 3001.5 kJ26%
Fat 25 g38%
Sodium 0 mg0%
Carbohydrate 62 g21%
Protein 14 g28%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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