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Chunky Vegetable Paella

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Category: Main Dish, Vegetarian, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Eggplant, cut into thick
  • --chunks
  • 6 tb Olive oil
  • 1 lg Onion, thickly sliced
  • 3 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 Yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 Red bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 ts Paprika
  • 1 1/4 c Risotto rice
  • 2 1/2 c Stock
  • 1 lb Fresh tomatoes, skinned and
  • --chopped
  • 4 oz Sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 c Cut green beans
  • 14 oz Can chick-peas
  • Large pinch of saffron-
  • --strands


Steep the saffron in 3 tb hot water. sprinkle the eggplant with salt, let
drain in a colander for 30 minutes, then rinse and dry.

In a large paella or frying pan, heat the oil and fry the onion, garlic,
peppers and eggplant for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle
in the paprika and stir again.

Mix in the rice, then pour in the stock, tomatoes, saffron, and seasoning.
Bring to a boil, then simmer the mixture for about 15 minutes, uncovered,
shaking the pan frequently and stirring from time to time.

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