vegan gluten free quinoa paella

This Vegan Gluten Free Quinoa Paella is a delicious twist on the Spanish classic. Quick and easy to make, full of flavor and plant-based protein. Great for Passover, holiday dinner or weeknight dinner.

vegan gluten free quinoa paella

INGREDIENTS
  1. 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  2. 1 large sweet onion, diced
  3. 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  4. 1/2 tsp salt
  5. 1 red bell pepper, diced
  6. 1 orange bell pepper, diced
  7. 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  8. 2 tbsp tomato paste
  9. 1 dozen asparagus, trimmed and cut into small pieces
  10. 1 1/2 cups uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  11. 1 tsp sweet paprika
  12. 1/2 tsp salt
  13. 1/4 tsp black pepper
  14. 1 1/2 cups water
  15. 2 tsp vegetable bouillon powder ( SEE NOTE)
  16. 1/2 cup water or vegetable broth
  17. Chopped parsley for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS
  • Heat olive oil in an ovenproof 12 inch round pan. Saute onions and garlic over medium heat for 4 minutes, stirring often. Add diced peppers and 1/2 tsp salt and continue cooking for 15 minutes, stirring often
  • Add tomato paste and asparagus, mix well and cook for another 2 minutes