Tofu Paella

Risotto with tofu and a variety of vegetables - a perfect paella for vegans

  • Main DishesType
  • MediumDifficulty
  • 15-30 minPrep. Time
  • 6Serving/Unit


Arborio risotto rice, 2 cups
soaked in hot water during preparation
Onion, 2 medium units
cut into cubes
Coconut oil, 3 tablespoons
for frying
Garlic, 1 head
peeled and cut into cubes
Tofu, 200 g
baked and cut into cubes
Coarse salt, a pinch
Black pepper, a pinch
coarsely ground
Turmeric, a pinch
Yellow pepper, 1 medium unit
cut into cubes
Green pepper, 1 medium unit
cut into cubes
Red pepper, 2 medium units
cut into cubes
Cherry tomatoes, 10 units
cut in half
Natural flavored tofu cheese, 2 tablespoons
Water, as needed


1. Put the risotto (you can also use round rice) in boiling water in a side bowl.
2. Lightly fry the onion in the coconut oil until golden on a high heat in a large and heavy pot.
3. Add the garlic, tofu and spices. Continue to fry for a few minutes.
4. Add the peppers, tomatoes and cheese, continue with light frying combined with steaming (just cover the pot).
5. Add the rice and fry/steam with the vegetables for about 10 minutes.
6. Add a liter of water or until the stew is completely covered, lower the heat and fix seasoning.
7. Cover the pot and cook for another quarter of an hour to half an hour on a very low heat.
8. Turn off the heat and leave covered for another 20 minutes before serving.
9. enjoy very tasty vegan paella!
10. Bon appetite (:

Total time: ±1 hour

The preparation method also includes frying.

Nutritional Values Serving/Unit 100 Grams
Calories 242 cal 85 cal
Proteins 9 g 3 g
Carbohydrates 31 g 11 g
Fat 8 g 3 g
The nutritional values appearing on this website are intended to provide general information only, and do not constitute a recommendation, a substitute for consulting a specialist or receiving medical advice.
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