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30 Recipes

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Simmered squid

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(5 ratings)
This dish of calamari in red wine, fennel, rosemary and tomatoes is perfect served as a tapa or simply with rice or new potatoes
1 hour and 35 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Patatas bravas with chorizo

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(36 ratings)
Bring a Spanish flavour to the table with this intense, smoky starter. Just add crusty bread to serve
50 minutes
Easy

Crispy squid with capers

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(3 ratings)
A hint of garlic mayo makes everything that little bit more delicious, and this crisp calamari is no exception
25 minutes
For the keen cook

Cheese, leek & potato tortilla

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(29 ratings)
A quick, thick Spanish omelette that's a brilliant way to use up leftover potatoes and cheese with eggs
22 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Paella fried rice

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(45 ratings)
A great dish when you fancy a taste of the med in an instant. This cheat's paella is as authentic as you can be in 10 minutes!
10 minutes
Easy

Smoky paprika peppers

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(2 ratings)
A great gift for a dinner party host, or just a tasty snack on their own
40 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Crunchy baked mussels

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(6 ratings)
This is a great little dish for entertaining as you can pre-cook and stuff the mussels several hours ahead of serving
29 minutes
Moderately easy

Mini Swedish meatballs with cranberry sauce

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(2 ratings)
Scandinavian-style food is light but packed with flavour. This veritable smorgasbord of little dishes is great for summer entertaining
30 minutes
Easy

Prawn & avocado escabèche

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(2 ratings)
A Chilean starter dish of Spanish origin that will get your tastebuds tingling with its combination of citrus, seafood and spice
30 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Smoky chicken skewers

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(7 ratings)
A tapas-style canapé of marinated and grilled chicken kebabs, best served with smoked garlic mayonnaise dip
30 minutes
Easy

Tortilla tapas

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(13 ratings)
These bite-sized Spanish omelettes are cooked in the oven, making them low in fat but still delicious
1 hour and 10 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Olive bread swirls

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(24 ratings)
These delicious savoury rolls make an excellent side dish for a lunch party
1 hour and 50 minutes
Moderately easy

Corn, cheese & chilli empanadas

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(4 ratings)
A spicy Latin American treat, great served with drinks or as part of a special meal for two
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Prawns with Romesco sauce

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(1 ratings)
Succulent tiger prawns are spiced up with chilli and peppers in this Spanish-style tapas dish
40 minutes
Easy

Squid, chickpea & chorizo salad

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(17 ratings)
Found in every ocean, squid is the most widely available seafood in the world and one of the cheapest. This works well on the barbecue, too
1 hour
Moderately easy

Garlicky bean salad with chorizo

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(4 ratings)
Re-create a taste of Spain in your garden with this tapas style salad, perfect for nibbling on in the sun
15 minutes
Easy

Patatas bravas

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(44 ratings)
A classic tapas dish - cubes of potato in a spicy, tomato sauce
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Tortilla with rocket & parmesan

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(3 ratings)
This Spanish tortilla is a rustic and satisfying way to use up your store cupboard ingredients
30 minutes
Easy

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