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Shortcut Paella

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8 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each

This Valencia-style paella dish is flavoured with smoked ham and roasted poblanos for a Mexican twist.

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  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 min. on each side or until browned on both sides. Move chicken to one side of skillet. Add ham, tomatoes, onions and garlic to other side of skillet; cook 4 min.
  • Mix next 4 ingredients until blended. Add to skillet along with the bouillon cube; stir. Bring to boil. Stir in rice and chiles; simmer on medium heat 6 min., stirring occasionally.
  • Add beans; stir. Cover; simmer on medium heat 20 min. or until beans are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; let stand 5 min. Top with cheese.

Make Ahead

Chiles can be roasted, peeled and chopped ahead of time. Store in refrigerator up to 24 hours before using as directed.


Prepare using frozen lima beans.


  • 8 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each
Calories 360
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 460mg
Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 3g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 60 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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