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Piri Piri Paella with Smoked Tofu

Piri Piri Paella with Smoked Tofu

A smoky South American inspired plant-based paella, delicious and wholesome!

by @Kathryn_Armitage

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Spicy Piri Piri Grains


  • 1 x 250g Merchant Gourmet Piri Piri Grains
  • 1 block firm smoked tofu, cubed
  • ½ cup peas
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 5 large vine tomatoes, quartered
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Add 1 tbsp of olive oil to a large frying pan on a medium heat. Once hot, add the crushed garlic and chopped onion and cook until brown and soft.
  2. Add in the red pepper and cook for a couple of extra minutes.
  3. Next, add in the cubed tofu with the smoked paprika and quartered vine tomatoes. Cook down until this is all nice and soft. Now add the Piri Piri rice and ½ cup frozen peas. Keep stirring for a few more minutes until the rice is nice and soft before squeezing in the lemon juice and serving.

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