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Quinoa, sausage and broad bean paella

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Loaded with Quinoa, sausage and broad beans, this paella recipe is a delicious twist on a classic. With just 15 minutes prep time, this dish is as easy as it is tasty.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time30 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, (+ resting time)
Quinoa, sausage and broad bean paella


  • 2 cups (300g) frozen broad beans
  • 4 Coles Finest Italian Pork Sausages
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 cup (200g) white grain quinoa, rinsed, drained
  • 1½ cups (375ml) chicken or vegetable stock
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Cook the broad beans in a large saucepan of boiling water for 5 mins or until tender. Refresh under cold running water. Drain well and peel the broad beans.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the sausages. Cook, turning occasionally, for 6 mins or until browned all over and just cooked through. Transfer to a plate to cool slightly. Thickly slice diagonally.
  3. Step 3

    Heat the oil in the same pan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and capsicum. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until onion softens. Add paprika and turmeric and cook for 1 min or until fragrant. Add tomato and cook for 1 min or until heated through. Add quinoa and stir to combine. Pour over stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook, covered, for 15 mins or until liquid is absorbed. Add sausage and broad beans. Toss to combine. Set aside, covered, for 5 mins to rest. Serve with coriander and lemon.