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Quick Pasta Paella

Quick Pasta Paella Recipe

Rice pasta replaces conventional rice in this piquant flavored dish. Quickly cooked chicken tenders and precooked seafood help speed this paella to the table.


4-6 Servings


25 minutes

Ingredients 1/2-16 oz box (8oz) Notta Pasta Fettuccine
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 oz (1-link) chourico* (Portuguese sausage), sliced
1 medium red onion, medium slices
1 lb chicken tenders, each sliced into 3-4 diagonal pieces
1 green pepper, sliced
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Fresh cracked black pepper to taste (the more the better)
1-14.5 oz can diced tomatoes (garlic or basil flavored)
1-10 oz can whole baby clams
8 oz cooked and peeled shrimp (fresh or frozen)
3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
*Chorizo (Spanish sausage)
*Capicola (Italian hot ham) or pepperoni can be substituted if chourico is not available.
1. Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.
2. Heat oil in a large skillet over a medium high heat. Add sausage and onions. Sauté until fragrant and onions begin to brown.
3. Add chicken, pepper, garlic, salt, turmeric, cayenne and black pepper. Mixing well, stir fry until chicken turns opaque.
4. Add diced tomatoes, and juice from clams (reserving clams). Combine and boil for 2-4 minutes.
5. Add clams and shrimp. Cook only until heated through.
6. Meanwhile boil Notta Pasta according to box directions and drain. Add pasta and cilantro to paella. Toss to combine and serve.

Quick Pasta Paella

Nutrition Facts:*



FAT: 44g 


SODIUM: 2480mg 

CARBS: 76g



*Nutrition Facts are estimates only.  For questions or specific information, email

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