Thermomix Pear, Walnut and Gorgonzola Risotto

Here is the last of Jan’s lot of recipes – Pear, Walnut and Gorgonzola Risotto. Thanks again Jan for allowing me to share x

Pear, Walnut and Gorgonzola Risotto

(4 people serving)

– 50 g Walnuts
– 40 g Butter
– 1 Shallot
– 300 g Rice
– 1 measuring cup White Wine
– 700 g Water
– 1 tablespoon Thermomix Vegetable Stock
– 120 g Gorgonzola Cheese
– 1 Pear


Grind walnuts and put aside.

Sauté butter with shallot. 2.30 Min. 90°C Speed 3.

Place the butterfly and add rice and walnuts. 2 Min. 100°C Speed 1/2 Reverse.

Pour in the wine. 1 Min. 100°C Speed 1/2 Reverse.

Add one teaspoon of Thermomix Vegetable Stock Cube and the water. 13 Min. 100°C Speed 1 Reverse.

About 4 Min. before the end of cooking add Gorgonzola cheese and pear cut into pieces.

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Thermomix is a life changing kitchen appliance and I truly believe everyone should have one on their kitchen bench. This blog is the place that I store all my recipes, newsletters and Thermomix news to share with all those that have a Thermomix, want a Thermomix or just want a bit more Thermomix information. I hope you enjoy this blog which was put here just for YOU!
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2 Responses to Thermomix Pear, Walnut and Gorgonzola Risotto

    • Hi Maureen,
      Great question! I always use the butterfly when making a risotto….I find that it just gives the bowl an extra pair of hands! However it is not necessary. The EDC has a version with and without the butterfly, maybe try both and see which one you prefer 🙂 Happy cooking! x

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