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Spanish Sardine Paella

  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min

Ingredients

  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup green olives with pimento, halved
  • 1 can (14 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2½ cups vegetable broth
  • 1½ cups long-grain white rice
  • 3 cans sardines in tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 quarters fresh lemon, seeded
  • ¼ cup frozen peas
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 3 canola oil
  • 1½ tsp. oregano
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil on medium high.
  2. Add onions and garlic and sauté 2 to 3
  3. Add peppers, canned tomatoes, cilantro, olives, peas and sardines. Sauté another 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add rice and stir well.
  5. Add broth and seasonings plus the lemon wedges.
  6. Lower heat and cook covered for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat; let sit for 5 minutes. Toss lightly and serve.