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Vegetarian Recipe for Paella

Ingredients (makes two servings)

7/8 cup medium grain rice
2 1/4 cups water
1 red bell pepper
handful of frozen green beans (thawed)
6 garlic cloves (peeled and finely diced)
1 tomato
1/4 cup canned lima beans (drained and washed)
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
pinch of Spanish saffron
1 tablespoon Spanish paprika
1/2 lemon
seal salt


Heat olive oil in a large skillet pan on medium heat. Cut bell pepper into thin slices and add to pan. Cook until browned and add green beans, cook until browned. Finely dice tomato and add to pan and cook until dissolved and add garlic. Cook for about 5 minutes and add lima beans, paprika and water and mix all together. Add the saffron, a generous pinch of salt and let simmer in medium heat for about 20 minutes. Add rice an evenly spread through pan. Stirring rice very gently, cook for about 15 minutes, or until water is almost dissolved and rice is done. Turn heat off and cover for 10 minutes. Remove cover and squeeze lemon over rice and serve at once. This recipe has (2) servings included.

Nutritional Facts (per serving)

Calories - 646
Total Fat - 31g
Saturated Fat - 4.5g
Trans Fat - 0g
Cholesterol - 0mg
Sodium - 238mg
Total Carbohydrate - 86g
Dietary Fiber- 11g
Sugars - 5g
Protein - 11g

Key Note

The secret to making a good vegetarian paella, is to make sure you don't move the rice around while it is cooking. After you have put the rice in the pan, use a wooden spoon to open pockets between the rice and water so the rice can cook. This recipe will fill you up with good protein, amazing taste, and make you feel great.





















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