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Creamy Freekeh Risotto with Leeks & Mushrooms

Enjoy a Creamy Freekeh Risotto, sauteed Leeks, and Mushroom, served with grilled steak and salad.

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Cooking Time

2 People

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Before you start

Please wash your hands and rinse all fresh fruits and vegetables prior to cooking.

What you'll need

Olive oil | Salt | Black pepper | Chopping board | Knife | Cooking pot | Wooden spoon | Cooking pan | Mixing bowl

Cooking Instructions


Step 5 : Final Touches

To cook freekeh, add cooking cream, cook for 1-2 minutes, stir in sautéed mushrooms, remove from heat, add Parmesan, remaining parsley, and season with salt and black pepper.

130 g Leeks
2 g Fresh Rosemary
125 g Button Mushroom
150 g Freekeh
500 ml Water
1 unit Vegetable Cube
10 g Fresh Parsley
320 g Beef Tenderloin
60 g Baby Spinach
60 g Red Cherry Tomato
110 g Fresh Lemon
15 g Parmesan Cheese
40 ml Cooking Cream


Dairy, Wheat

Step 1 : Cook the Freekeh

Trim, halve lengthwise, and slice leek; in a pan over medium heat with oil, cook leek for 2-3 minutes. Add freekeh, and toast for 1-2 minutes with a pinch of salt, then pour in water, add vegetable cube, cover, and simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring constantly.

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  • The nutritional information provided is only for ingredients supplied by COOKFRESH.

  • Please note that the total nutritional values will vary based on the cooking process and any additional ingredients you add at home.

Step 3 : Cook the Steak

Strip rosemary leaves, chop finely, and season beef with rosemary, salt, black pepper, and oil. Grill in a hot pan for 5-7minutes per side, then rest and slice

Step 2 : Pan-fry the Mushrooms

Halve the mushrooms, then finely chop the parsley, including stems. In another pan with olive oil over medium heat, cook mushrooms for 3-6 minutes, add half the parsley, season with salt and black pepper.

Step 4 : Make the Salad

Halve cherry tomatoes and squeeze the lemon juice. Combine spinach, lemon juice, and oil in a bowl, seasoning with salt and black pepper.

Step 6 : Serve and Enjoy!

Plate freekeh risotto, top with sliced steak, and serve with a side salad


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