Healthy Paella

Healthy Paella is a fun, one pan, traditional Spanish meal packed with veggies, shrimp, and chorizo. Low carb, low cal, gluten free, and paleo!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 239 kcal
Author Kelli Shallal MPH RD



  1. In large pan over medium heat, saute garlic and leek in olive oil for 1-2 minutes, until translucent and fragrant.
  2. Add chicken chorizo and cook on medium high for 5-8 minutes, until cooked almost all the way through.
  3. Add green beans, broccoli and tomato sauce to pan. Cook for 3-5 minutes until vegetables are tender.
  4. Add cauliflower rice with chicken broth,paprika and saffron. Stiffing frequently cook for another 5 minutes until cauliflower is tender. (Add more broth as needed)
  5. Lower heat, add shrimp and cook until shrimp is pink and curled up (or until hot if using pre cooked shrimp.)

Recipe Notes

If you can't find chicken chorizo use pork or use ground chicken plus chorizo seasoning.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Paella
Amount Per Serving
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 172mg 57%
Sodium 716mg 30%
Potassium 1000mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 25.1%
Vitamin C 88.8%
Calcium 13.6%
Iron 19.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.