Try this aromatic paella from Donal's Meals in Minutes.


  • 1tbsp olive oil

  • 1tbsp dried oregano

  • 1 red peppers, sliced lengthways

  • 1 onions, finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

  • 100g baby broccoli, sliced on the diagonal

  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes

  • 50ml white wine

  • 2 x 400g tins plum tomatoes

  • 400ml vegetable stock

  • A generous pinch of saffron

  • 250g short grain rice (Arborio or Spanish bomba)

  • 100g green olives, roughly crushed and stone removed

  • Sea salt and ground black pepper


  • 1.

    Heat a casserole dish over a medium high heat and add some olive oil.

  • 2.

    Fry the onions, peppers for 6-8 minutes until just tender. Stir through the garlic and chilli flakes and continue to cook for 1-2 minutes until aromatic.

  • 3.

    Pour in the wine and simmer for 1-2 minutes before adding the tomatoes, vegetable stock, saffron, rice and. Bring to a steady simmer.

  • 4.

    Reduce the heat, cover with a lid and simmer gently for 25 minutes or until the rice is tender. Just before the end of the cooking time, stir through the olives & broccoli.

  • 5.

    Depending on the rice you may need to top up with a little water if it gets too dry before the rice is cooked. Also ensure the rice doesn’t catch at the bottom of the pan by stirring every now and then.

  • 6.

    Season with sea salt and ground black pepper and serve while still warm.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 759kj
  • Fat Total 17g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 16g
  • Carbohydrate 136g
  • Sugar 17g
  • Sodium 2280mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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