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Coastal Spanish Paella
A traditional paella recipe.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


1 package (6.8 ounces) Spanish rice mix
1 can (14- 1/2 ounces) tomatoes
3/4 pound flank steak, thinly sliced across the grain
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 cups yellow onions, cut into thin wedges
1 green bell pepper, sliced
6 ounces cooked shrimp, shelled
8 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups frozen peas
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tomato, cut into wedges
16 in-shell mussels, optional
16 in-shell clams, optional

In large saucepan, prepare rice mix with tomatoes as package directs, but omit the 2 tablespoons margarine and use 1 tablespoon olive oil to brown rice mixture. Saute onion and pepper in 1 tablespoon olive oil until tender. Add shrimp and garlic. Saute 3 minutes longer over medium heat. Add with peas and lemon juice to rice. Cook just until peas are hot. Serve topped with tomato wedges and optional shellfish below.

Optional: Place 4 each in-shell mussels and clams with 1/2 cup water in saucepan. Cover, bring to boil. Cook 5 minutes or until shells open.