Vegetarian Paella with Quorn Sausages
Our spanish Vegetarian Paella Recipe with Quorn Sausages is a low fat, meat free fiesta! Packed with Quorn Sausages and fresh vegetables great for a summer get together.
- 1 pack Quorn Sausages, defrosted (sub for Quorn Brilliant Bangers to make vegan)
- Low calorie oil spray
- 1 onion, thinly sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
- 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced
- 400g fresh tomatoes, skinned and chopped
- 200g thin green beans
- 200g peas
- 250g long grain rice
- 1½ tsp smoked paprika
- ½ tsp saffron
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1 tsp mild chilli powder
- zest of 1 lemon
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 700ml vegetable stock
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 3 tbsp chopped parsley To garnish - 1 lemon cut into wedges & olives
- Warm a pan and spray with low calorie cooking spray. Cut each sausage into bite-sized chunks and fry until golden 3-4 minutes, reserve.
- Fry the onions and garlic in low calorie oil spray, gently until soft and golden, add a little water if the onions start to stick to the pan. Add the peppers and fry for a further 4-5 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, beans and peas and cook for 6 minutes.
- Add the rice, paprika, saffron, turmeric, chilli, lemon zest and juice stir well.
- Stir in the stock and simmer for about 15 minutes. Stir in the Quorn Sausage, continue simmering for a further 10 minutes or until the rice is tender adding more liquid if required.
- Season to taste, sprinkle over the parsley and serve with the lemon wedges and olives.
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Great recipe with real paella flavour. Daughter and I loved it!
50 minutes for preparation and cooking is way out. It has taken me 1 hour 40 minutes to prepare and cook.
Delicious, I put in less beans, peas and smoked paprika. Does take longer to cook than stated but worth the wait.
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