Vegan Paella


Vegan Paella is a classic Spanish dish that is typically made with different kinds of meats and vegetables. In this recipe we still carry the same Spanish flavor without any meat. Made with rice, broccoli, tomatoes, bell peppers, garlic, olives, carrots, peas and green onions.
Vegan Paella


Ingredients:

2 tbsp olive oil

1 red or green bell pepper, chopped

6 green onions, thinly sliced

3 cups vegetable broth

1 tbsp minced garlic

1 tsp saffron threads

1 cup white or brown rice

3 cups broccoli florets

1 cup baby peas

1 cup shredded carrots

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

12 pitted green olives, halved

sea salt & black pepper, to taste

1/2 tsp paprika

1 lemon

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

 
Steps:


1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet or paella pan over medium heat. Add bell pepper and green onions; cook for 5 minutes. Stir in broth, garlic and saffron; bring to a boil. Add rice and bring to a simmer; reduce heat to medium-low, cook for 10 minutes, covered.

2. Add broccoli, peas, carrots, tomatoes, and olives to rice. Cover and cook for another 8-10 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat and let stand for 5-10 minutes. Season with sea salt, black pepper and paprika if using.

3. Serve with lemon wedges and garnish with parsley.

Serve Vegan Paella as a main dish for dinner. As a side dish to go with this delicious Spanish meal try our black bean salsa. Enjoy!

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