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Paella with seafood and sausage
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Contributed by: SJCAdded: Mar 27, 2012 at 10:58 AM


Fast, easy and healthy rice dish!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 cups rice
  • 4 cups stock (vegetable or chicken) or water
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 package chicken sausage
  • 1/2 lb. White fish
  • 1 package frozen shrimp, thawed
  • 1-2 cups sliced peppers (red, green, etc.)
  • 3 tbsp paprika
  • 3-5 tbsp parsley
  • 1-2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon wedges to garnish
How to make it:
  1. Slice sausage and fry in 2 tbsp oil in a Large pot. Remove and set aside. Add remaining oil and sautée rice, stirring for several minutes. Add stock or water and return the meat to the pot.
  2. Add spices.
  3. Cover, simmer at low heat, about 15 mins. Stir periodically.
  4. When rice is almost done and some liquid still remains, add fish pieces and peppers.
  5. Cover, let simmer several minutes.
  6. Stir and break up fish into smaller pieces, then add shrimp and keep stirring for a minute or two.
  7. Serve warm, add a squirt of juice from lemon wedges if desired.
  8. Serves 4-6

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Pepper (Green/Yellow/All Varie...2 ,3 A N A A B N N N
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...4 ,5 N N B B N N N N
Halibut2 A N A A B N B N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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