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Speedy Paella Pasta

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4 servings, 1/4 recipe each

Make short work of paella by substituting pasta for rice. The ham, shrimp and mussels infuse the dish with so much flavour that this version just might become a new favourite.

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  • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add ham and onions; stir. Cook 5 min., stirring frequently. Add all remaining ingredients except seafood and peas; mix well. Bring to boil, stirring frequently; simmer on medium-low 5 min., stirring occasionally. Add seafood; stir. Cook 3 to 5 min. or until shrimp turn pink and mussel shells open up. Discard any unopened mussels.
  • Drain pasta. Add to ingredients in skillet along with the peas; mix lightly.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with lemon wedges.

How to Clean Mussels

Rinse mussels under cold running water, pulling or scraping off the beards, also known as byssal threads, that are attached at the bottoms of the shells.

Food Facts

The stigma of the crocus flower, saffron is most commonly used in Spanish and Middle Eastern cuisines. Though it is the most expensive spice in the world, a little does goes a long way!


  • 4 servings, 1/4 recipe each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 recipe each
Calories 440
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 140mg
Sodium 1070mg
Carbohydrate 63g
Dietary fibre 7g
Sugars 13g
Protein 34g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 40 %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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