Vegetarian Paella Recipe

Vegetarian Paella is a flavorful and hearty Spanish rice dish made with a variety of vegetables and aromatic spices. This vegetarian version of the traditional paella is packed with colorful bell peppers, tomatoes, peas, and artichoke hearts, giving it a vibrant and delicious taste. The rice is cooked in a flavorful vegetable broth infused with saffron, paprika, and garlic, creating a rich and aromatic base. This dish is perfect for vegetarians and anyone looking for a tasty and satisfying meat-free meal.

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Ingredients for Vegetarian Paella Recipe

  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.17 Onion, Diced
  • 0.33 Bell Peppers, Sliced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 cup Arborio Rice
  • 0.08 teaspoon Saffron Threads
  • 0.17 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 0.67 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 0.17 cup Frozen Peas
  • 0.17 cup Artichoke Hearts, Quartered
  • 0.17 cup Diced Tomatoes
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Fresh Parsley For Garnish

Directions: Vegetarian Paella Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat olive oil in a large paella pan or skillet over medium heat.
  • STEP 2.Add onions, bell peppers, and garlic, and sauté until softened.
  • STEP 3.Stir in the rice, saffron, paprika, and vegetable broth, and bring to a boil.
  • STEP 4.Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  • STEP 5.Add the peas, artichoke hearts, and tomatoes, and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  • STEP 6.Season with salt and pepper to taste, and garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

Cooking Tips

  • Use a wide and shallow pan to ensure even cooking and to allow the rice to develop a nice crust on the bottom.
  • To enhance the flavor, you can add a splash of white wine or vegetable stock while sautéing the vegetables.
  • Feel free to customize the vegetables according to your preference. You can add mushrooms, zucchini, or asparagus for extra variety.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover vegetarian paella can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the paella in a pan with a splash of vegetable broth or water to prevent it from drying out.
  • Serve the vegetarian paella as a main dish with a side of crusty bread or a fresh green salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
186
calories per serving
6 g Fat28 g Protein2 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    28g
  • Carbs
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    2g
  • Protein
    28g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    34mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    553mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    32mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    44mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    41mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    183mg
  • Selenium
    24mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp