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Vegetarian Paella
Vegetarian Paella

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 4

(145 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 290
Protein: 8 g
Carbs: 43 g
Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 450 mg
Fiber: 6 g

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Paella is an incredible dish from Spain. This vegetarian version makes a savory and superb meal.
Ingredients:
1-1/2 Tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 tsp paprika
1-1/2 cups long grain brown rice
3-3/4 cups vegetable broth
3/4 cups dry white wine
14 oz can tomatoes, chopped with juice
1 Tbsp tomato paste
1/2 tsp tarragon
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp oregano
1 red pepper, roughly chopped
1 green pepper, roughly chopped
3 stalks celery, finely chopped
3 cups mushrooms, washed and sliced
1/2 cup snow pea pods
2/3 cup frozen peas
1/3 cup cashew nut pieces
Salt and pepper to taste
Directions:
1 Heat oil in a large, deep skillet and sauté onions and garlic until soft. Add paprika and rice and continue to cook for 4 -5 minutes or until rice is transparent.
2 Stir occasionally. Add stock, wine, tomatoes, tomato paste, and herbs and simmer for 10 - 15 minutes.
3 Add peppers, celery, mushrooms, and pea pods and continue to cook for another 30 minutes or until rice is cooked.
4 Add peas, cashews, salt and pepper to taste. Heat through and place on a large heated serving dish.
5 ENJOY!

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