Sausage Paella

A one pan meal that is as hearty as it is delicious! Packed with white beans, pork sausage, and shrimp, this dish will quickly become a highly requested family favourite.

Author: Ontario Beans

Ontario Bean Growers is a not for profit organization that represents the interests of farmers in Ontario that grow dry edible beans.

Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
35 minutes
Total Time:
45 minutes
7, 12 oz servings


  • 1 lb mild or hot pork sausages, casings removed (500 g)
  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup chicken stock (250 mL)
  • 1 cup water (250 mL)
  • 1 cup long grain rice (250 mL)
  • 1 can (28 oz) tomatoes (796 mL)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric (1.25 mL)
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (1.25 mL)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas (250 mL)
  • 1 cup cooked white beans (250 mL)
  • 1/2 lb uncooked shelled shrimp (optional)


  1. In a large non-stick skillet or Dutch oven, cook sausages, crumbling with a spoon, over medium heat until browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add onion and cook until softened. Stir in stock, water, rice, tomatoes, turmeric, red pepper flakes and bay leaf; bring to a boil, stirring to break tomatoes slightly. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in peas, beans and shrimp (if using); cover and cook 3-4 minutes or until shrimp are pink. Discard bay leaf and serve.



Calories: 454, Fat: 21 g, Saturated Fat: 7 g, Carbohydrates: 44 g, Fiber: 6 g, Protein: 22 g, Cholesterol: 97 mg

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