Red quinoa risotto with butternut squash and pancetta

bowl of black quinoa risotto with bacon and butternut squash
  • Small knob of butter

  • 1 tsp olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • Small pack of pancetta

  • 300g red Quinola

  • 1 glass of white wine

  • 350g chopped butternut squash

  • 1 pt chicken stock

  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs


Gently fry the onions in butter and olive oil till soft.

Add garlic and fry with the pancetta for another couple of minutes.

Add the red quinoa and stir to coat the grains.

Add the wine and chicken stock and thyme and bring to a simmer.

Cook, stirring occasionally until the quinoa is cooked to your liking, and all liquid is absorbed.