Paella, which is a Spanish dish made traditionally with rice, saffron, chicken, seafood and more might not be top of your first of thrifty recipes, however it is easy to make and can be made using a variety of ingredients. You can even make a vegetarian paella. If you are wondering how to make paella then I have a round up of 15 great recipes for you to try.

15 recipes to help you learn how to make paella

Paella is a dish that many people crave after a Spanish holiday, and it is really easy to make it for yourself at home.

Working with a variety of flavour combinations you can serve it at dinner parties or to your family for a mid-week dinner.

Swap out any ingredients for fussy eaters and you have a meal the whole family will enjoy.

How to make paella

Here are 15 recipes for making your paella, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.

1. Slow cooker chicken and prawn paella – from Katykicker

2. Chicken and Seafood Paella – Jo Cooks

3. Mushroom Paella – Blissful Basil

4. Vegetable Paella – Cookie and Kate

5. Crockpot Paella – Wanna Bite

6. Speedy Paella – Baking Outside the Box

7. Vegetable Paella With Chickpeas – Cook Nourish Bliss

8. Spanish Chorizo, Shrimp, and Chicken Paella – Homemade Hooplah

9. Sausage, Chicken, and Black Bean Paella – Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

10. Cheap and Easy Gluten-Free Paella – Fearless Dining

11. Paella On the Grill – Must Have Mom

12. Paleo Paella – The Healthy Foodie

13. Vegetable Paella – Recipe Girl

14. A Very Vegan Paella – Delish Knowledge

15. Succulent Spanish Shrimp With Yellow Rice – Living Sweet Moments

What to serve with paella

Paella is usually considered to be a dish by itself, containing a wide variety of flavours and ingredients.

If you wanted to have a less carb-heavy meal then you could serve your paella with salad, or if you wanted even more carbs then it would work very well with a crusty or rustic bread loaf.

How to save even more money on these paella recipes

You can save money money on these paella recipes by finding your protein of choice in the supermarket reduced shelf.

Why not enjoy one of these delicious paellas with one of these tasty Spring cocktails? You might also like this mahi mahi recipe.

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