• Vegetable Paella

    October 5th, 2010adminDinner, Vegetables

    This is loaded with veggies and tastes so good ! It’s way quicker than a regular paella and if you really want some seafood in there, add some Buttery Baked Shrimp. Paella is a great healthy dinner that the whole family will enjoy.

    Vegetable Paella

    Vegetable Paella

    6 servings
    362 calories per serving

    3 T oil
    ½ onion, chopped
    ½ green bell pepper, chopped
    ½ poblano pepper, seeded and chopped
    12 oz. sliced mushrooms, roughly chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 t paprika
    1 t oregano
    ½ t pepper
    ¼ t red pepper flakes
    1 ½ c brown rice (MINUTE rice)
    2 ½ c vegetable stock / broth
    14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes
    1 ½ t salt
    9 oz. baby spinach leaves, chopped roughly
    1 c frozen peas and carrots, thawed
    1 c frozen or canned artichoke hearts
    2 T red vinegar
    ¼ c chopped parsley

    Heat oil in a Dutch oven or large soup pot on medium heat and cook onion 7 minutes. Add bell pepper, poblano pepper, mushrooms and salt and cook 5 minutes then add garlic, paprika, oregano, red pepper and black pepper and continue cooking another minute or two. Add stock and tomatoes and salt and bring to a boil. Then stir in rice. Cover and reduce heat to low and cook 7 minutes. Stir in spinach, peas, artichokes, vinegar and half the parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste and cover again and let sit 5 minutes for all the juices to absorb. Serve with parsley garnish.

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