A fresh take on this classic Spanish delight, Quorn Pieces paella is packed with mouth-watering ingredients – bold green and yellow peppers, green beans and sweet tomatoes, cooked together with Quorn Pieces and rice. It’s beautifully flavoured for an authentic taste with garlic, smoked paprika, saffron and chilli powder, and the garnish of freshly chopped parsley, olives and lemon wedges will give you a gorgeous-looking dish fit for a queen, or king.
100g cooked beans of your choice - Black Eyed Beans, Kidney Beans etc.
400g fresh tomatoes, skinned and chopped
200g frozen peas
3 tbsp parsley, roughly chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Olives and lemon wedges to garnish (optional)
Pre-heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large frying pan and cook the onion, peppers and beans for 3 minutes, add the garlic and spices and cook for a further 2 minutes
Stir in the rice and stock, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring frequently
Meanwhile heat the rest of the oil and fry the Quorn Pieces for 2-3 minutes until golden, then set aside
Reduce the heat, add the Quorn Pieces and Quorn Pepperoni Slices tomatoes, peas and green beans and continue cooking for a further 5 minutes. Season to taste. Turn off the heat and sprinkle with the chopped parsley.
Garnish with the olives and lemon wedges
Did you know? Peppers are a good source of vitamin C which has lots of important functions in our body, such as helping to protect our cells and keep them healthy!
Tip: Paella is a great excuse to use up any veggies you have lying around the kitchen - the more colourful the better! Whether fresh or frozen, they work equally as well.
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