Spaghetti Vegetable Paella

In this paella spaghetti replaces rice. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Spaghetti Vegetable Paella

Main Ingredients Brown spaghetti , Potatoes
Cuisine Italian, Spanish
Course Noodles and Pastas
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Spaghetti Vegetable Paella

  • 200 grams Brown spaghetti
  • 1 large Potatoes peeled
  • 1/4 Red capsicum
  • 1/4 Yellow capsicum
  • 1/4 Green capsicum
  • 1/4 Green peas
  • 3 tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 cups Vegetable stock
  • 2 medium Tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • Saffron (kesar) few strands
  • 1 Lemon
  • Juice of ½ lemon


  1. Heat extra virgin olive oil in a non-stick pan. Halve onion, slice horizontally thickly and add to the pan and saute. Quarter and slice potato and add.
  2. Chop red, yellow and green capsicums.
  3. Add garlic to the pan and mix. Add capsicums, mix and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add green peas and salt and mix.
  4. Break spaghetti into smaller pieces and add to the pan and mix well. Add vegetable stock and mix well.
  5. Slice tomatoes. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and a few strands of saffron and mix well.
  6. Add tomatoes but do not mix. Cover and cook.
  7. Cut lemon into thin wedges and remove the seeds and centre pith.
  8. Add juice of ½ lemon and mix, cover and cook till the vegetables and spaghetti are done.
  9. Transfer into a serving dish, garnish with lemon wedges and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1368
Carbohydrates 31
Protein 203.7
Fat 47.7
Other Fiber Zinc- 3.2mg