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Perfect Vegetable Paella

Submitted by Molly Power
This recipe is in categories Healthy eating, Main courses, Vegetarian
About this recipe
Healthiness : (1 vote)
Difficulty:  2 out of 5 difficulty
Comments: Although this is not difficult to make, great care needs to be taken with frying and with adding ingredients to hot food in a pan. The pan needs to be taken from the heat, and the ingredients added preferably using a wooden or plastic spoon, not just dropped in, because the splashes will burn!
Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 25mins
Number of servings: 4
Serving suggestions: You can serve this delicious dish with crusty bread and garlic sauce
This is a vegetarian recipe


A nutritious and tasty dish for vegetarians. Other vegetables can be added, according to choice.
Ingredients
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 600g paella rice
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 900ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tin of tomatoes
  • 225g runner beans
  • 1 red pepper, roughly chopped
  • half a lemon, juiced
Equipment
  • A wooden spoon 
  • A chopping board
  • A knife
  • A jug
  • A pan and a lid
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Start by frying the onions and garlic until they are soft
  2. Secondly add the rest of the vegetables and cook for a few more minutes
  3. Then add smoked paprika
  4. Next add the paella rice and cook for two or three minutes
  5. Now add the whole tin of tomatoes and stir until mixed in
  6. When you have done this, pour in the stock to cover the rice
  7. Put a lid on the pan and bring to the boil
  8. When it starts to boil turn down the heat and let it simmer for twenty minutes
  9. When the rice is cooked and the stock has been absorbed, squeeze the lemon into the pan
  10. Stir and then you're finished and ready to serve
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