Healthy Recipes: Pearl barley risotto with fiddleheads, squash and walnuts

This is a recipe by Chef Kyle Christofferson, winner of the 2011 So You Think You Can Cook fiddlehead competition.

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Julie Daniluk

This is a recipe by Chef Kyle Christofferson, winner of the 2011 So You Think You Can Cook fiddlehead competition.

Ingredients:
50 g fiddleheads, trimmed and blanched
50 g roasted butternut squash, ¼ inch dice
50 g pearl barley (cooked to al dente)
15 g roasted walnuts, roughly chopped
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp marscapone cheese
1 tbsp parmesan cheese
1 tsp chives
2 tbsp vegetable stock
¼ tsp sea salt

Directions:
1. Combine all ingredients in a medium sized saucepan over medium heat. Serve warm.