Flavorful And Easy Spanish Paella


Flavorful And Easy Spanish Paella

Flavorful And Easy Spanish Paella
Flavorful And Easy Spanish Paella

"Paella is a traditional Spanish rice dish from the city of Valencia. It is one of the best-known dishes in Spanish cuisine. Paella got its name from the wide, shallow traditional pan used to cook the dish. There are so many paella versions from the traditional to black paella, however, this recipe is about adding some deep flavor with beef stock and a few ounces of beef to add a depth of flavor. Try now and experience a different paella"

NotesYou can add some chili flakes or a teaspoon of homemade hot sauce to level up the heat of this dish. You can also add some fresh herbs such as dill and rosemary to elevate the simple and traditional flavors. If you don’t want beef slices then you can substitute them with slices of chicken. Also, you can also add some vegetables such as minced carrots, green peas, and some celery.


Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time30 min

Cooking MethodCasserole


  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 ounce onion
  • 1 tablespoon hot smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 10 ounces rice
  • 3 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 14 ounces canned tomatoes
  • 32 ounces beef stock
  • 1 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 1 teaspoon tomato purée


  1. Add oil to a heated skillet.

  2. Sauté the minced onions until translucent and add the beef after cutting into thin slices.

  3. Add the rice and sauté for 3 minutes.

  4. Add white wine and simmer until evaporated for about 5 minutes.

  5. Add the canned tomatoes, smoked paprika, dried thyme, saffron threads. Mix thoroughly.

  6. Add 8 ounces of beef stock and stir until evaporated. Repeat the step 3 times.

  7. Then add the remaining beef stock and add the mussels, shrimp, and slices of squid and chorizo.

  8. Add lemon wedges and cover with tin foil.

  9. Simmer the paella on very low heat for 10 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the stock is fully evaporated.

  10. Top with chopped parsley.

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