Calamari a la Plancha

Calamari a la plancha is squid cooked over a very hot plate–in this case, cast iron skillets. This calamari recipes takes all of 20 minutes to make.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Meat-Stuffed Peppers, Rioja Style

Piquillo peppers from Spain are stuffed with ground beef for a simple tapas. They can be coated in egg and flour then deep fried for an elegant take.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Sweet and savory play off one another in this simple side whose origins trace back to Spanish tapas. Just gently wilted spinach, plumped raisins, and toasted pine nuts.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 1

Catalan Cinnamon Crème Brûlée

Smooth, rich, and creamy, this Spanish custard is shot through with cinnamon, lemon, and nutmeg. The burnt sugar topping adds a bit of bittersweetness.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H
  • 1

White Almond Gazpacho

Perfect for a hot summer day, white Spanish gazpacho has the mellow flavor of almonds. Garnish with grapes or try gooseberries for a sweet, tart flavor.

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 0

Fried Goat Cheese with Onion Confit

This tapa of fried goat cheese with onion confit combines two iconic Spanish ingredients into a tantalizing small bite that’s all sweetness and tang.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2

Crispy Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Sweetly smoky and salty, this classic Spanish appetizer was inspired by a cocktail nibble at Los Angeles’s venerable a.o.c.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Catalan Veal Stew with Prunes and Potatoes

In this Spanish stew, veal breast is seared then slowly braised in a brew filled with tomatoes, brandy, wine, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and a bit of chocolate.

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  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 0

Sherry-Hazelnut Marinade

A versatile marinade for meat and fish, this marinade lends anything a rich nuttiness that you won’t soon forget.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0

Paella

Paella, the classic Spanish dish, is given the full treatment here. You don’t need a paella pan to make this paella recipe, either. A Dutch oven will do.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 11

Moorish Chicken and Nut Pie

A Spanish savory pie, Pastela Moruna is related to Moroccan bastila though not as sweet or rich. Rotisserie chicken and puff pastry make this a quick meal.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 0

Serrano Ham and Chicken Fritters

These irresistible croquettes, made with ham and chicken, are a favorite in Spanish tapas bars. A great hors d’oeuvre, after-school snack, or nibble.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 0

Valencian Orange Tart

This tart is citrus-packed. Thin-skinned oranges are arranged in a flower pattern in a buttery crust that’s brushed with orange marmalade then baked until soft.

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  • 1 H
  • 4 H, 45 M
  • 0

Mushrooms with Garlic and Sherry

Tapas bars feature wonderful combinations of ingredients and these mushrooms in garlic and sherry sauce make a great appetizer. Serve with crusty bread.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 6
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