Quick Paella

Quick Paella

Bring the fabulous flavors of Spanish cuisine to your dinner table with this delicious rice dish packed with clams and shrimp – skillet dinner made ready in just 20 minutes.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1/4
cup margarine or butter
1 1/3
cups uncooked instant rice
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
cups water
2
cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
1
can (6 1/2 ounces) minced clams, drained
4
ounces frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
Pinch of saffron or ground turmeric, if desired
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
  1. Melt margarine in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook rice, onion, bell pepper and garlic in margarine, stirring occasionally, until rice is light brown.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or until rice is tender.
Makes 4 servings
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Serve-With
Paella is really a meal in itself. Offer refreshing lemon sherbet and shortbread cookies for dessert.
Did You Know?
Paella is the Gypsy contraction of the Spanish words para and ella, meaning "for her."
Substitution
If you don't have shrimp on hand, use a 5-ounce can of chunk chicken instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 345
    • (Calories from Fat 115),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 910mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 16g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 1 Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.