Feed the whole family with this delicious, fall-inspired veggie paella made with butternut squash, carrots, parsnips, and Brussels sprouts.
Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss together Brussels sprouts, squash, carrots, parsnips, 3 tbsp olive oil, and 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper. Arrange on large parchment paper–lined baking sheet; bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and tender. Set aside.
Meanwhile, stir together white wine and saffron threads; let steep for 10 minutes. Set aside.
Heat remaining oil in large high-sided skillet set over medium heat; cook onion, bell pepper, thyme, rosemary, garlic, and remaining salt and pepper for 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly softened.
Stir in rice and smoked paprika; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until well coated. Stir in broth and wine mixture; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 10 minutes.
Stir in roasted vegetables and tomatoes; cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed, rice is tender and veggies are heated through.
Sprinkle with parsley and lemon juice before serving.
Drizzle paella with balsamic glaze and crumbled goat cheese for a festive presentation.
Serve bold fall flavors with a bit of Spanish flair in this Roasted Harvest Veggie Paella. Made with Mahatma® Parboiled rice, your favorite fall vegetables like butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, carrots, and parsnips and all brought together with an array of herbs and spices, this flavorful dish is one you’ll want to share. A tasty vegetarian dish, this recipe is perfect for your next Meatless Monday – get more familiarized with the origins of this recipe by visiting our quick guide on “what is paella“.
Need to feed several people? Paella is always a great option! With paella recipes made with chicken, pork, seafood, veggies, or a little bit of everything, you can be sure that these flavorful, one-pan meals will never disappoint. Some of our favorites include this Mexican-Style Seafood Paella and this Vegetarian Paella.
While it’s easy to incorporate your favorite ingredients into a tasty paella, something you do want to keep consistent is the type of rice you use. Different grains result in different flavors and textures so choosing the right rice for your dish can make all the difference. Mahatma® Authentic Parboiled Medium Grain Rice is specifically designed for use in paella dishes. These grains remain compact when cooked and absorb all of your dish’s flavors for the tastiest results possible. Try it today in your favorite paella recipe and taste the difference!
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