Vegetable Paella

Vegetable Paella

Vegetable Paella


Makes 4 servings


1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
Nonstick olive oil cooking spray
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) fat-free, reduced-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
1 cup uncooked rice
1 cup chopped plum tomatoes
1/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon turmeric
Black pepper (optional)
1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into short strips
1 jar (6 ounces) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
1/2 cup frozen peas
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  1. Place onion and garlic in 2-quart microwavable casserole. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds.
  2. Add broth, rice, tomatoes, water, oregano, chili powder, salt, turmeric and black pepper, if desired. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH 5 minutes. Stir in bell pepper, artichokes, peas and hot sauce. Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) 15 to 18 minutes or until broth is absorbed and rice is tender.


If plum tomatoes are unavailable, substitute 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) undrained diced tomatoes. Omit water.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe
Calories 262
Calories from Fat 15 %
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Carbohydrate 49 g
Fiber 5 g
Protein 8 g
Sodium 331 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3
Vegetable 1
Fat 1/2

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