Spanish tortilla on a tapas board

Tapas recipes

Enjoy a taste of Spain without ever having to leave your kitchen. Our mix & match tapas dishes are perfect finished with a refreshing glass (or jug!) of sangria.

15 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Make a classic Spanish omelette filled with pan-fried potatoes and onion. It makes a delicious light vegetarian meal or an easy tapas dish

1 hr and 20 mins
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Vegetarian
Gluten-free
16 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This impressive Spanish one pot, with monkfish, king prawns and mussels, is perfect for feeding a crowd at a dinner party

1 hr and 50 mins
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These low-fat, gluten-free canapés can be put together in just 10 minutes - perfect as a last-minute party nibble

10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This modern take on coleslaw and cold cuts makes a delicious starter or light main, with shallots, celery, and a sweet and tangy dressing

35 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Serve these padron peppers as a side dish or starter in a Spanish feast. They're super-simple to make, requiring little prep and just five minutes of cooking

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

These tasty, deep-fried bites can be made ahead and frozen, perfect for no-fuss entertaining as part of a party buffet spread

1 hr and 45 mins
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24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Spicy, sweet and fragrant, this one-pot tastes even better if you make it ahead - a tasty addition to any tapas or buffet spread

40 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Sweet clams and salty ham are a perfect combination, and this tapas dish or sharing starter can be made in minutes

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
7 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

These herb-crusted new potatoes and piquant salsa are perfect partners in this tasty tapas or side dish

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 2.6 out of 5 star rating

Sweet caramelised vegetables and paprika cream top this lovely tart - cut into bite-sized pieces as part of a tapas spread

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A hint of garlic mayo makes everything that little bit more delicious, and this crisp calamari is no exception

25 mins
A challenge
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These super simple juicy bites are bursting with bold flavours - a perfect pre-dinner canapé or easy tapas dish

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A rough-and-ready salad bursting with Mediterranean flavours - great as a starter or main

15 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

These chunks of spicy sausage in a rich glaze of garlic, honey and red wine are sure to disappear quickly from a buffet or tapas spread

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A great gift for a dinner party host, or just a tasty snack on their own

40 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Juicy butterflied prawns quickly sizzled in a pan with Mediterranean flavours - perfect for a tapas spread

15 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This is a great little dish for entertaining as you can pre-cook and stuff the mussels several hours ahead of serving

29 mins
More effort
11 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Sweet potato adds a different flavour to this healthy Spanish-inspired tortilla. It's perfect to prepare ahead of a tapas night.

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Healthy and packed with summer flavours, these paprika-spiked prawn skewers are based on pintxos - the Basque version of tapas

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A Chilean starter dish of Spanish origin that will get your tastebuds tingling with its combination of citrus, seafood and spice

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Tuck in this pintxos-inspired topped bread dish for a flavour of San Sebastian in northern Spain

20 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A tapas-style canapé of marinated and grilled chicken kebabs, best served with smoked garlic mayonnaise dip

30 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This Spanish ham and chopped tomato dish served with crusty bread is ideal as part of a tapas evening or served up for a quick and easy lunch

15 mins
Easy
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