Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Easy Spring Vegetable Paella

No special pans to dirty! Enjoy authentic-tasting paella with delicious fresh vegetables, rice and seasonings. Make it quick and easy!

1 lb asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
3 cups broccoli flowerets
2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
2 small zucchini, chopped (1 1/4 cups)
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
4 cups cooked brown or regular long-grain rice
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon saffron threads or 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped (2 cups)
2 cans (15 or 16 ounces) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 package (10 ounces) frozen green peas, thawed

Cook asparagus and broccoli in enough boiling water to cover in 2-quart saucepan about 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook asparagus, broccoli, bell pepper, zucchini and onion in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is crisp-tender. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot.

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