Easy Paella

Easy Paella

With shrimp, scallops, sausage and rice, a single helping of this Spanish-style supper is sure to satisfy.

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lb uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined
lb sea scallops, each cut in half
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
Generous pinch plus 1 teaspoon saffron threads
cloves garlic, finely chopped
medium onions, chopped (2 1/2 cups)
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, undrained
can (14 oz) artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped
lb smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices, slices cut in half
cups uncooked basmati rice
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth (4 cups)
teaspoon paprika
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375┬░F. Spray two 11x7-inch glass baking dishes with cooking spray. In medium bowl, toss shrimp and scallops with 1 tablespoon of the oil and generous pinch of the saffron threads; cover and refrigerate.
  2. In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Cook garlic and onions in oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes, artichokes and sausage. Cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in rice. Spread half of rice mixture evenly in each baking dish.
  3. In 2-quart saucepan, heat broth, paprika and 1 teaspoon saffron threads to boiling. Pour 2 cups broth mixture evenly over rice mixture in each baking dish.
  4. Cover with foil. Bake 35 minutes. Place shrimp and scallops on rice mixture in each dish. Cover and bake 15 to 20 minutes or until shrimp are pink and scallops are white and opaque. Sprinkle with parsley.
Makes 8 servings
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Kitchen Tips
Paella originated in Valencia, Spain, and is named for the special wide and shallow pan used in the traditional preparation.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 1300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 55g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.