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Cheat's vegetarian paella

vegetarian, rice, easy, quick

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 10 min


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


15 min

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.

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