Overhead view of vegan paella made with quinoa in a Dutch oven

Vegan Paella With Quinoa

A simple vegan paella recipe made using paella and cooked in a dutch oven
Course Main Course
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 503kcal
Author Healing Tomato


For the Paella

For the Garnish


To make the Paella

  • Soak the saffron strands in the warm water and set aside
  • Place the dutch oven on top of the stove and warm it for about 1 minute
  • Coat the inside bottom of the dutch oven with the oil
  • Add the quinoa, bell pepper, onions, tomato, artichoke hearts and peas to the pan
  • Mix in the saffron water
  • Gently add the 4 cups of water to the pan
  • Add the salt, paprika and cumin water
  • Mix well and close the lid
  • Let it cook on low-to-medium heat for 21 minutes
  • If all the water hasn't evaporated, cook uncovered for another 4 minutes max
  • Turn off heat and close the lid. Let it stand for about 5 minutes
  • Garnish and serve



Calories: 503kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1528mg | Potassium: 883mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2470IU | Vitamin C: 85.9mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 6.4mg