A quick and easy vegetarian paella made with brown rice, garbanzo beans, mushrooms, red peppers, and peas. Perfect weeknight meal!
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One-Pan Quick + Easy Vegetarian Paella

A quick and easy vegetarian paella made with brown rice, garbanzo beans, mushrooms, red peppers, and peas. Perfect weeknight meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Low Carb, Vegetarian
Keyword: vegetarian paella
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 308kcal
Author: Jamie Silva

Ingredients

  • tablespoons  olive oil
  • 1/3  cup yellow onion diced
  • clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup red pepper diced
  • 1 tablespoon  smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups  cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup dry cooking wine (vino seco)
  • 1 can garbanzo beans/chickpeas (15 oz) drained
  • cup  frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • Sliced lemons and green onions for garnish

Instructions

  • In a pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook until translucent and fragrant, about 5 minutes. 
  • Next, add the red pepper and mushrooms and cook for about another 5 minutes. Add smoked paprika, salt and pepper. Stir and reduce to medium heat.
  • Add cooked brown rice, vegetable stock and dry cooking wine. Simmer and cook for 5 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed.
  • Stir in garbanzo beans, frozen peas, and capers. Cook for about 5 more minutes. Garnish with lemon slices and green onions. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 8.7g | Fat: 8.9g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 610mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 5.3g | Sugar: 8.2g | Calcium: 3% | Iron: 28%