Easy paella

Paella (pronounced pa-ai-ya) is a popular traditional dish from Spain. It’s colourful and tasty – your kids will love it.
By Nadine Day RD
353 cal Serves 4
Prep time 0h 10m
Cook time 0h 50m
Total time 1h 0m
Easy paella served on a white plate



  1. Step 1

    In a deep heavy bottomed sauté pan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook pork until no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Step 2

    In the same pan, add the peppers, onion and garlic to the pan and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside with the pork.
  3. Step 3

    In the same pan, add the tomatoes, spices and water. Bring to a boil.
  4. Step 4

    Add the rice, pork and pepper mixture. Cover and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Stir in shrimp and cook for 10 minutes on low. Serve.

Nutritional information

Per serving (1 ½ cup / 375 ml)

20 g
147 mg
393 mg
Total fat
9 g
Saturated fat
2 g
63 mg
48 g
5 g

Recipe developed by Nadine Day, RD. ©Heart and Stroke Foundation 2008.