Vegetarian Paella Recipe

Looking for an easy VEGETARIAN PAELLA recipe? Learn how to make VEGETARIAN PAELLA using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kkppkkyay

Makes 6 servings



This delicious vegetarian paella is suitable for vegans too. A wonderful dish that feeds many people

Recipe Ingredients for VEGETARIAN PAELLA

5 artichoke hearts, packed in brine
1 1/2 cups brown rice
1 teaspoon salt
1 pinch saffron
2 cups onions, minced
1 cup celery, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
1 cup corn, frozen
1 1/2 cups fresh green peas or frozen green peas (10-ounce package)
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped chives or scallions

Recipe Directions for VEGETARIAN PAELLA

  1. Drain the artichoke hearts, reserving the brine. Quarter the artichoke hearts and set aside.

  2. Add water to the artichoke brine to make 2 1/2 cups of liquid and combine it with the rice, salt,and saffron in a heavy saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil on high heat.

  3. Reduce the heat and very gently simmer until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed, 45 to 60 minutes.

  4. When the rice has simmered for about 25 minutes, In a skillet saute the onions, celery, and garlic in the olive oil on medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, until the onions soften.

  5. Add the bell peppers and cover, and saute on medium heat, stirring frequently for 5 minutes. Add the peas, corn, tomatoes, and reserved artichoke hearts, stir well, cover, and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes,until the vegetables are tender. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  6. To serve the paella, spread the rice on a large platter or serve in a cast iron pan as is traditional in Spain. Top the rice with the vegetables and their juices.

  7. Sprinkle with chopped chives or scallions.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 379.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
344
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.4g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
544mg
23%
Potassium
1055mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
68.7g
23%
Dietary Fiber
13.7g
55%
Sugars
8.4g
Protein
12.1g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 136%
Calcium 12% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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