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 Post subject: Slimming World Recipes
PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:27 pm 
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I started Slimming World earlier this year, and though my progress is slow, it's steady and I'm really enjoying some of the meal ideas I get.

This was the first real SW recipe I tried, hope you like it!

Bacon and Butternut Squash Risotto

1 leek, finely chopped
198g/7oz lean bacon
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
255g/9oz dried risotto rice
397g/14oz butternut squash cut into bite-sized pieces
852ml/1 1/2pt boiling hot chicken stock
salt and pepper
4 tbspfinely chopped chives

Heat a large fying pan over a medium heat, add the leek and bacon and stir-fry for 3-4 mins.
Add the garlic, rice and butternut squash and stir-fry for a further 2-3 minutes. Add a small amount of stock and stir gently until all the stock is absorbed.
Continue to cook in this way, adding a little stock at a time, until all the stock is used up and the rice is creamy but still retaining a bit of a 'bite', and the squash is tender. This should take about 25-30 mins.
Remove from the heat, season well and stir in the chopped chives.

This was also my very first risotto, cooked and eaten! And I still cant get enough of it.

Feel free to try it, whether you're on a diet or not, let me know what you think, and share any ideas you may have here too.

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 Post subject: Re: Slimming World Recipes
PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:20 pm 
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Sounds yummy!

Next time you make it, take a photo! We can include it in our recipe's section :)

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 Post subject: Re: Slimming World Recipes
PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2011 6:55 pm 
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Cooked fresh this afternoon :D

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 Post subject: Re: Slimming World Recipes
PostPosted: Sat Nov 05, 2011 6:36 pm 
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Yummy yummy Stephanie, thank you!

http://ivegotkids.com/just-4-me/bacon-and-butternut-squash-risotto

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