Paella is a traditional main dish from Spain, containing chicken, seafood, rice, and vegetables. Its characteristic yellow color and distinctive flavor come from saffron. The term also refers to a large, round, covered baking pan with handles that's used to cook this dish.


  1. Summer Paella

    Paella started as an outdoor dish. Grilling seafood, zesty sausage and vegetables before combining them with saffron-scented rice replicates that traditional character. This takes a little planning to get everything finished as needed, but the results are worth it. The first time, for simplicity, ...

  2. Weeknight Paella

    Try our skillet-made, Spanish-inspired paella that's ready in 30 minutes.

  3. Couscous Paella With Shrimp

    This easy paella recipe has all the flavors of the traditional Spanish dish, but the seafood is limited to shrimp, and quick-cooking couscous replaces the rice.

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  1. Paella Pronto: 30-Minute Meal

    Wed, 27 Jun 2012

    Yes, paella is a backyard thing, with a big pan over hot coals ..... Unless, you go for this quick and easy Weeknight Paella . It might lack a little of the olé flair of a real paella cooked outside in Spain. On the other hand, it’s

  2. Jumpin’ Jambalaya! 10 Mardi Gras Faves

    Thu, 16 Feb 2012

    widely, there are two versions basic versions: Creole jambalaya, which originated in New Orleans as a stand-in for Spanish paella , contains tomatoes, while Cajun jambalaya, which sprang up from settlers in the state’s bayou country, does not. Don’t fret if you

  3. Hearty Take on Chicken and Rice: Dinner for $10

    Mon, 16 Jan 2012

    From Chinese stir-fries to Spanish paella , the pairing of chicken and rice is as timeless as it is transnational. And while we’re not going to argue with tradition, we’ll say

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  1. Portraits and Paella

    Wed, 15 Feb 2012

    with. And let me tell you a bit about that subject: Paella . Vegan paella , packed full of fresh vegetables and vibrant yellow grains ..... wonderful gift fell into my hands... My very own paella pan. Thank goodness I already had a tried-and-true recipe

  2. One Pot Chicken and Chorizo Paella Recipe

    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    Enjoy a taste of Spain at home with this One Pot Chicken and Chorizo Paella . Paella is one of those dishes that brings back fond childhood memories. When I was young, my dad took an assignment in... Continue Reading

  3. Quick Dinner Fixins’ Chicken and Artichoke Paella

    Wed, 5 Dec 2012

    Quick Dinner Fixins’ Chicken and Artichoke Paella from 30 Minute Suppers Winter 2011 Ingredients: 1 cup long grain white rice 2 cups water, divided 2 tbs vegetable oil, divided 8

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