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Vegetarian Paella – TypeFree Diabetes

Vegetarian Paella

Preparation Time: 1 hour

Number of Servings:
6

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0


Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1-1/2 cups long grain brown rice
  • 3-3/4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 3/4 cups dry white wine
  • 14 oz can tomatoes, chopped with juice
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp tarragon
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 red pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 green pepper, roughly chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 3 cups mushrooms, washed and sliced
  • 1/2 cup snow pea pods
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas
  • 1/3 cup cashew nut pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large, deep skillet and sautŽ onions and garlic until soft.
  2. Add paprika and rice and continue to cook for 4 -5 minutes or until rice is transparent.
    Stir occasionally.
  3. Add stock, wine, tomatoes, tomato paste, and herbs and simmer for 10 – 15 minutes.
  4. Add peppers, celery, mushrooms, and pea pods and continue to cook for another 30
    minutes or until rice is cooked.
  5. Add peas, cashews, salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Heat through and place on a large heated serving dish. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe

Amount Per Serving

Calories 340

Calories from Fat 80 % Daily Value (DV)*

Total Fat 9g 14%

Saturated Fat 2g 8%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 290mg 12%

Total Carbohydrate 54g 18%

Dietary Fiber 6g 24%

Sugars 9g

Protein 9g

Vitamin A 35%

Vitamin C 150%

Calcium 8%

Iron 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 0

Vegetables: 2

Meat: 0

Milk: 0

Fat: 1

Carbs: 3

Other: 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association
Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore,
partial exchanges are not included.

Source: 5 A Day for Better Health: cdc.gov

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