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Plant-base Paella with Smoky Spanish Style Grains

Plant-base Paella with Smoky Spanish Style Grains

A plant-based paella with all the flavours and textures of the traditional seafood dish, except with this recipe the grains have been cooked for you so there’s no hassle with aborio rice sticking to the bottom of the pan! Perfect for stress free, mid-week family meals.

By @WhatLuceEats

This recipe is:

  • Low in fat
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugars
  • Source of protein
  • Source of fibre
  • High in vitamin C
  • Source of maganese
  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Smoky Spanish-style Grains & Rice



  1. In a large saucepan on a medium heat add a glug of oil along with the diced onion.
  2. Sauté for a few minutes until it starts to become translucent.
  3. Next add the sliced peppers, courgettes and peas along with the paprika and salt.
  4. Stir frequently and after 5 minutes add the Spanish Style Grains, vegetable stock and juice from 1/2 a lemon.
  5. Leave to simmer stirring frequently for a further 10 minutes before serving.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley and the remaining lemon wedges.

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