Vegetable Paella

Vegetable Paella with tomatoes, peppers, and parsley

Vegan Vegetable Paella

Indulge in the delightful flavors of our vegan vegetable paella recipe. This plant-based twist on the classic Spanish dish is bursting with vibrant colors and satisfying textures. With a medley of fresh vegetables and aromatic seasonings, it's a wholesome and delicious main course that will impress your taste buds and guests alike.

Whether you follow a vegan lifestyle or simply want to explore new culinary horizons, this recipe is a must-try. Prepare to embark on a culinary journey and savor the essence of traditional paella, all while maintaining your plant-based commitment.

  • Paella Pan
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion ((diced))
  • 3 Cloves Garlic ((minced))
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper ((sliced))
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper ((sliced))
  • 1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes ((halved))
  • 1 Cup Green Beans ((trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces))
  • 1 Cup Artichoke Hearts ((quartered))
  • 1 Cup Peas ((frozen))
  • 2 Cups Vegetable Broth ((make sure it's fully plant based))
  • 1½ Cups Paella Rice
  • 1 tsp. Smoked Paprika
  • ½ tsp. Saffron Threads ((can sub with turmeric for a slightly different flavor))
  • 1 tsp. Dried Oregano
  • ½ tsp. Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp. Sea Salt
  • 3 Wedges Lemon ((for serving))
  • 3 Sprigs Fresh Parsley ((chopped, for garnish))
  1. Heat oil in a paella pan over medium heat.

  2. Add aromatics and sauté until fragrant.

  3. Add vegetables and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. In a separate saucepan, heat vegetable broth until simmering.

  5. Add rice to the pan and stir to coat it with the vegetable mixture. Toast the rice for a minute.

  6. Add spices and herbs.

  7. Pour the simmering vegetable broth into the pan. Stir gently to distribute the ingredients evenly.

  8. Reduce heat to low, cover the pan, and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes until the Rice is tender and has absorbed the liquid.

  9. Remove from heat and let it rest for a few minutes.

  10. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

This can be a very versatile dish that allows you to experiment with different spices and vegetables. So get creative!

Main Course
Low Lactose, Vegan, Vegetarian

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