Vegetarian Paella

This recipe works in combination with: Easy Cannelloni. This recipe features in these meal plans: Veggie Mediterranean.

A Spanish-style paella with red pepper and mushroom.


  • 1/2 medium red pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 closed cup mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tbsp frozen peas
  • 40g of long grain rice
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • Serves: 1
  • Course: Main Course
  • Preparation time: 5 mins
  • Cooking time: 30 mins
  • Price per person: £1.03
  • Store cupboard: Typical
  • Calories per serving: 275
  • 5-a-day per serving: 2.4
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  1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a frying pan and cook the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes, or until the onion is soft. Stir in the mushrooms and paprika and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Mix in the rice and pour in the stock. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Top up with extra stock if necessary.
  3. Meanwhile, in another frying pan, heat 1 tsp oil and fry the red pepper for 5-6 minutes, or until tender.
  4. Add the peas and lemon juice to the rice and heat through. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer for a further 5 minutes, or until the rice is cooked.

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