Fennel & Artichoke Agile Paella


PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 10 minutes

TOTAL TIME 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 184g
Servings: 6

Calories: 330

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat9g12%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat0g
Dietary Fiber9g32%
Total Sugar5g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 8%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 124mg 10%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 345mg 8%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

ZENB Pasta Agile, ZENB Roasted Red Bell Pepper Gourmet Pasta Sauce, and Saffron are showcased in this recipe with the licorice undertones of fennel for a dance of flavor on your palate. This dish is also a good source of protein and a good source of fiber.


  • 1/2 small fennel bulb, cored, chopped
  • 1/4 cup marinated artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
  • 1 carton (15.5 ounces) ZENB Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sautéed Onion & Olive Oil Gourmet Sauce
  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Pasta Agile
  • 2 strands saffron
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup shaved manchego cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges



Heat a large skillet sprayed with olive oil on medium-high heat. Add fennel and artichokes; cook 4-5 minutes until golden-brown and tender. Add ZENB Sauce; bring mixture to a simmer.


Stir in ZENB Pasta Agile, saffron and peas. Cover with lid. Cook 2 minutes, or until pasta is tender. Remove pan from heat; stir gently. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley. Serve immediately with lemon wedges.

Tasty Tips

Soak saffron strands in 2 tablespoons of hot water for at least 10 minutes and add to the recipe for optimal flavor!

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