Fennel, Tomato, and Olive Paella with Tahini Tomato Sauce

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August 17, 2019 2 min read

This easy vegan version of the traditional Spanish Paella is full of fantastic flavor. The tahini and Tulia Mighty Date Supersnack add a delicious Middle Eastern twist and makes it a guaranteed hit.

Yield: 4-6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes 
Cook Time: 30 - 40 minutes
Recipe Type: Main, Easy, Vegan
Cuisine: Spanish

Ingredients:

Paella
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Spanish onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 red or green bell pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 medium fennel bulbs, cut into wedges
  • 1 1/2 cup paella rice
  • 1 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup pitted olives, sliced
  • 1 pinch saffron threads
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Sauce
  • 1/4 cup tahini 
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Tulia Mighty Date Supersnack
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
To serve
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Lime or lemon wedges

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