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Spanish Vegetable Paella with Fresh Parsley

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Calorie
  • Spanish
  • Mediterranean

Paella—a Spanish rice dish—is traditionally made with seafood, chicken or sausage. In this vegetarian version, we are swapping the meat for fresh vegetables. It's a dinner perfect for any night of the week.

Nutrition Per Portion

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  • 0.0 min

    Boil some water for the stock around 500ml per cube.

  • 1.0 min

    Add the stock cube to the boiling water and stir until dissolved. Remove from heat.

  • 2.0 min

    Finely chop the onion, garlic and parsley. Halve the cherry tomatoes.

  • 5.0 min

    Chop the red capsicum and artichoke.

  • 7.0 min

    Trim and slice the green beans into 2cm pieces.

  • 8.5 min

    Juice the lemon and reserve the correct amount.

  • 10.0 min

    Heat the oil in a large frying pan.

  • 10.5 min

    Add the onion and garlic; cook until softened.

  • 12.0 min

    Stir in the paella spices and lemon juice. Stirring until the lemon juice has evaporated.

  • 13.0 min

    Add in the red capsicum, green beans and artichokes.

  • 14.0 min

    Stir in the risotto rice and stir continuously until the rice has become translucent around the edges.

  • 15.0 min

    Add in the chopped tomatoes and stock.

  • 16.0 min

    Season with salt and pepper and cook uncovered, for about 15-20 minutes. Add extra water if the rice becomes to dry.

  • 30.0 min

    Add the cherry tomatoes.

  • 32.5 min

    Scatter with the chopped parsley.

  • 33.0 min

    Distribute among serving bowls and serve hot.

  • Ingredients

    Cherry Tomatoes



    finely chopped

    Tinned Artichokes


    Green Beans


    Red Capsicum


    Fresh Parsley

    finely chopped

    Vegetable Stock

    combine each stock cube with 450-500ml of boiling water. Stir until dissolved. 200ml per person, each cube makes 500ml

    Chopped Tomatoes


    juiced 1/2 lemon per person

    Risotto Rice

    Brown Onion

    finely chopped

    Olive Oil

    1 tablespoon per person

    Paella Spices

    paprika / turmeric

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