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Beetroot Pearled Spelt Risotto

If you have babies, or know babies (by babies here, I mean any children under the age of 12) that love pink, I really think you should cook this for them. They’ll be amazed. Hate getting messy with beetroot? I got you, they sell it grated or pre-chopped now. Grab some from Tesco or Waitrose if you don’t want to do the beet manhandling yourself. This is adapted from a good old fashioned back-of-the-box recipe. Do you ever use those? This was my first time paying attention to one. The reason I decided to adapt it was because it didn’t have anything creamy or anything cheesy in it, and that just won’t do. The brand of pearled spelt (a super smug and healthy alternative to rice, don’t you know) I used was Sharpham Park. It had been sitting in the back of the cupboard for eons and I thought it was high time I did something with it – hence this recipe. It’s perfect for a weekend lunch or weeknight dinner, if you’re consciously trying to cram …