Paella rice dish with cod, tomatoes and herbs

Healthy paella recipes

Stir up a nutritious and aromatic paella dish for a satisfying family supper. These healthy Spanish rice recipes are packed with veggies but low in calories and fat.

53 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Cod is a great source of stress-busting B vitamins and magnesium, so why not enjoy this easy peasy paella that's also packed with three of your five-a-day, iron, folate and fibre

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
312 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Think paella's too much of a challenge? Think again, this easy recipe makes it foolproof and is full of fantastic flavour

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Throw a new spin on the classic Spanish rice one-pot by adding fresh, green broad beans, dill, mint and parsley

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
235 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A fast and easy meal filled with Mediterranean holiday flavours

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
28 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This quick version of paella is superhealthy, plus it's all cooked in one pan so there's minimal washing-up

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
50 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A fusion dish that merges Spanish paella with Asian egg fried rice - a great way to get kids to eat vegetables

28 mins
Easy
Healthy
32 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

As well as being tasty, this aubergine and artichoke is low fat, low calorie and cost effective. Make a large batch and eat it cold the next day

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this great, Spanish-style one-pan dinner of spicy, smoky pork paella. It delivers three of your 5-a-day as well as plenty of flavour

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Try this paella with a difference, using fideo or vermicelli pasta instead of rice, with prawns, mussels, squid, monkfish and a sprinkling of saffron 

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Savoury smoked paprika gives a real lift to this healthy yet impressive paella-style dish with prawns, baby squid and mussels

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this Spanish paella-style dish with squid ink for dramatic black rice – but if you can't find it, use saffron instead for the more familiar yellow look

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
Healthy
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