Weeknight Paella

Authentic Paella can many hours to make, but with a few smart shortcuts you can enjoy this wholesome dinner in less than 20 minutes.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. chorizo, casings removed
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. turmeric
  • Pinch saffron
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup marinated artichoke hearts
  • ½ cup green and kalamata olives
  • ½ cup peppadew peppers
  • ½ cup raw or marcona almonds
  • ½ cup marinated onions, halved
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook 8 minutes until browned. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add garlic, cooking for 20–30 seconds until aromatic. Toss in brown rice, chicken broth, turmeric, and saffron. Cook until warm, salt to taste.
  • Return sausage to pan with the rice mixture. Stir in remaining ingredients. Garnish with parsley.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. chorizo, casings removed
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. turmeric
  • Pinch saffron
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup marinated artichoke hearts
  • ½ cup green and kalamata olives
  • ½ cup peppadew peppers
  • ½ cup raw or marcona almonds
  • ½ cup marinated onions, halved
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook 8 minutes until browned. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add garlic, cooking for 20–30 seconds until aromatic. Toss in brown rice, chicken broth, turmeric, and saffron. Cook until warm, salt to taste.
  • Return sausage to pan with the rice mixture. Stir in remaining ingredients. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories440
Total Fat32g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium760mg
Total Carbohydrate25g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars2g
Protein13g