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Beetroot Orzotto with Soured Cream, Pine Nuts and Dill

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This vibrantly pink orzo dish takes just minutes to put together – if you don’t mind grating a bit of fresh beetroot – and tastes as good as it looks. You could substitute blue, feta or goat’s cheese for the soured cream if you have some in the fridge, but having tried this topped with a variety of cheeses/nuts/levels-of-lemon-juice, soured cream and pine nuts won out against the earthy beetroot.

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Ingredients

orzo
vegetable stock
olive oil
fresh beetroot, peeled and grated
beetroot stems, finely chopped
pine nuts
soured cream or crème fraîche
extra virgin olive oil
lemon, juice only
sea salt flakes
fresh dill, finely chopped
freshly ground black pepper

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