Vegan paella

Vegan paella


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About this recipe: A vegan twist to the traditional Spanish paella, made with rice, artichoke hearts and peas. Add cubes of tofu for a more filling version. You can also use turmeric instead of the traditional saffron to cut down on the cost!


Serves: 4 

  • 475ml boiling water
  • 200g white rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 475ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 170g peas
  • 120g drained and quartered artichoke hearts

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:20min soaking  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Mix boiling water and rice together in a bowl; let stand for 20 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until onion has softened, about 5 minutes. Add green pepper, red pepper and tomato; cook and stir until peppers are slightly tender, about 3 minutes.
  3. Mix rice and vegetable stock into onion-pepper mixture; bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer. Add paprika, salt and turmeric; cover pan and simmer until rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Stir peas and artichoke hearts into rice mixture and cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Serve.

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