Campground Paella


  • Prep Time20 mins
  • Total Time50 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Campground Paella

Photo: Roberto Caruso

This comforting, one-pot paella dish has it all—meat, rice, veg and tons of flavour.


  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 1 cup long-grain rice

  • 1 tbsp tomato paste

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 225-g pkg whole cured chorizo sausage, thinly sliced

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced into thin strips

  • 1 pint grape tomatoes

  • 1/4 cup sliced pitted green olives, optional


  • Heat a large frying pan over medium. Add oil, then onion. Cook until onion is soft, about 4 min.

  • Add broth, rice, tomato paste and garlic powder. Stir until rice is coated. Add sausage, peppers and tomatoes.

  • Boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed, 25 min. Remove from heat and stir in olives.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 371, Protein 13g, Carbohydrates 48g, Fat 14g, Fibre 3g, Sodium 822mg.

Packing tip

Stash chopped onion in a small bag, prepped sausage in another and peppers and tomatoes in a third, which can be tucked inside a larger resealable bag with rice. Place broth, tomato paste and garlic powder in a jar.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent July 2015 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen powered by GE.
Photo: Roberto Caruso

This article was originally published on Jun 11, 2015

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