serves / makes 2
15 prep time
15 mins cooking time


A basic paella recipe, feel free to experiment with what vegetables you use or for a more filling dish add in some chicken, chorizo and prawns.


  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 1 Tomato, diced
  • 1 Pepper, diced
  • handful of green beans, sliced
  • 1 Clove of Garlic, crushed
  • 2 Teaspoons Pimenton/Smoked Paprika
  • 150g Paella Rice
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric
  • Salt & Pepper, for seasoning
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Thyme
  • Pinch of Saffron
  • 1000ml Vegetable Stock
  • Olive Oil, for cooking


  1. Heat the garlic and olive oil in a paella fan or frying pan
  2. Cook the beans, onions and pepper with the pimenton for 10 minutes
  3. Add the tomato, bay leaf, turmeric, salt, pepper, thyme and saffron and cook for another couple of minutes
  4. Add the paella rice and stock
  5. Cook on a high heat so the stock is bubbling, for 5 minutes
  6. Turn down the heat and cook for a further 10 minutes until the rice is al dente, add more stock if required
  7. Serve with gluten free crusty bread or a green leaf salad

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