Almond cream brown rice with turkey

30 Min
4 People
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A nutty brown rice risotto with creamy almond sauce, crunchy sugar snap peas and smokey turkey bacon. The lighter version of everyone’s favourite risotto with lots of hidden goodness!
1. Place rice in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until tender. Drain and rinse.

2. Trim and slice sugar snap peas. Grate zucchini and squeeze out excess water. Keep separate.

3. Blend almond meal with lemon juice, chopped garlic and 1 cup water until smooth. Season well with salt and pepper.

4. Heat frypan over medium heat with 1 tbsp oil. Slice turkey and mushrooms. Cook for 3-4 minutes until golden. Take off heat.

5. Toss spinach with 1/2 tsp sumac, 1/2 tbsp vinegar and 1 tbsp olive oil.
Toss rice with sauce, mushrooms, turkey and vegetables. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

6. Divide rice among bowls. Top with dressed spinach.

You can also stir the baby spinach through the rice instead of having it on the side.
Brown rice 300g
Sugar snap peas 1/2 bag (125g)
zucchini 1
almond meal 1 packet (100g)
lemon 1/2
Turkey bacon 1 packet (150g)
Mushrooms 200g
baby spinach 1/2 bag (100g)

From your pantry:
oil (for cooking + olive), salt, pepper, white wine vinegar, garlic (1 clove), sumac