Cheat's vegetarian paella

This delicious take on paella is packed with the goodness of veggies and a hint of spice
 
vegetarian, rice, easy, quick

Recipe from: 14 May 2014
Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 30
    ml
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2.5
    ml
    plain or smoked paprika
  • 1 to 2ml chilli powder
  • 250
    ml
    Arborio rice
  • 1
    tin chopped tomatoes
  • 250 to 350ml vegetable stock
  • 250
    ml
    vegetables of your choice
  • fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley, to serve
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Heat the oil in a large frying pan and sauté the onion until soft. Add the spices and fry for 1 minute. Add the rice and cook for another minute.

Add the tomatoes and stock and any harder vegetables. Add seasoning to taste. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer gently for 3 to 5 minutes. Add the softer vegetables, cover again and simmer until the rice is cooked and the vegetables are done. Serve sprinkled with parsley.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Ideas.
 
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