Paella with Chicken, Leeks & Tarragon

Number of Servings: 4 (458 G)
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 min.
Paella with Chicken, Leeks & Tarragon

Traditional paella is made with rice, vegetables, and meat and also contains beans and saffron. This one uses peas and tarragon in place of the beans and saffron. It might be a stretch to call it paella, but it’s no stretch to call it delicious.


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 leeks (whites only), thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • ⅔ cup brown rice
  • 1 tsp. tarragon
  • 2 cups fat-free, unsalted chicken broth
  • 1 cup peas
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges


  1. In a large, nonstick frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions, leeks, garlic, and chicken strips. Sauté until the vegetables are translucent and chicken is slightly browned (5 minutes).
  2. Add the tomatoes and red pepper slices. Continue to sauté another 5 minutes.
  3. Add rice, tarragon, and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in peas and continue to simmer uncovered until broth is absorbed and the rice is tender (45-60 minutes).
  5. Garnish with parsley and lemon to serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 458G

Amount per serving
Calories 305
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 20%
Total Sugars 8g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 30g
Protein 22g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 86.7mg 6%
Iron 3.2mg 20%
Potassium 880mg 20%
Vitamin A 177.7mcg 20%
Vitamin C 89.7mcg 100%
Vitamin E 2.1mg 15%
Vitamin K 101.4mcg 80%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 20%
Niacin 14.5mg 90%
Vitamin B6 1mg 60%
Folate 97.1mcg 24%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 10%
Biotin 5.3mcg 20%
Chloride 214.3mg 10%
Pantothenate 1.7mg 35%
Phosphorus 339.5mg 25%
Iodine 0.7mcg 0%
Magnesium 95.2mg 25%
Zinc 1.8mg 15%
Selenium 19.7mcg 35%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 1.4mg 60%
Chromium 0.8mcg 2%
Molybdenum 10.8mcg 25%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), Tomatoes, Chicken Breast, Leeks, Green Peas, Whole Grain Brown Rice, Red Bell Pepper, Lemon, Onion, Parsley, Garlic, Olive Oil, Tarragon.

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