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Tapas recipes

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

Try these tapas dishes, then check out our main collection of Spanish recipes and seafood recipes.

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  • Seafood paella

    Seafood paella

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.22 ratings

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

  • cherry peppers

    Stuffed cherry peppers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Warm kale salad with almonds & Serrano ham

    Warm kale salad with almonds & Serrano ham

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Padron peppers served in a bowl

    Padron peppers

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.12 ratings

    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

  • Ham & cheese croquetas

    Ham & cheese croquetas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.20 ratings

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

  • Patatas bravas meatballs in a large bowl

    Patatas bravas meatballs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    Take inspiration from the classic tapas dish patatas bravas with this recipe. The addition of homemade pork meatballs makes it the ideal Friday night family treat

  • Spanish skewers

    Spanish skewers

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    A nod to traditional tapas, these freezable party canapés of potatoes, red pepper and chorizo can be made in advance

  • Andalusian-style chicken

    Andalusian-style chicken

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.36 ratings

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

  • Ham croquetas

    Ham croquetas

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.14 ratings

    A typically Spanish snack that makes great party food. Well worth the effort, these crisp, golden brown bites have a creamy Ibérico ham and leek filling

  • A dish serving pancetta, date & chorizo meatballs

    Pancetta, date & chorizo meatballs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Stuff medjool dates with chorizo and wrap in pancetta for a new take on meatballs, with a simple tomato sauce. A great tapas-style dish for entertaining

  • Citrus & fennel marinated olives

    Citrus & fennel marinated olives

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This simple tapas dish can be made well in advance - the longer they are left, the more flavour the olives will absorb

  • Simmered squid

    Simmered squid

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.16 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

  • Clams with sherry & serrano ham

    Clams with sherry & Serrano ham

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Parsley omelette with olive ricotta

    Parsley omelette with olive ricotta

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Wrap herby omelette around a creamy cheese filling and top with juicy oven-roasted tomatoes to make delicately flavoured nibbles to share

  • Crispy squid with capers

    Fried calamari

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Try making our crispy calamari and serve with an easy garlic mayo for a sharing starter or as part of a seafood feast

  • Ham & peach nibbles

    Ham & peach nibbles

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Spanish tomato salad

    Spanish tomato salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.12 ratings

    Combine Serrano ham, manchego cheese and different varieties of tomato, drizzle with an almond parsley dressing, for a light summer side or tapas dish

  • Stuffed & grilled vegetable bites

    Stuffed & grilled vegetable bites

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    These delicious vegetarian tapas bites are filled with creamy ricotta, sundried tomatoes and basil - a perfect dinner party nibble

  • Sautéed chorizo with red wine

    Sautéed chorizo with red wine

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.41 ratings

    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

  • Smoky paprika peppers

    Smoky paprika peppers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • A single serving of spicy squid ragu with pasta & clams

    Spicy squid ragu with pasta & clams

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy this spicy squid ragu on its own like a tapa or with chips – you can also swap the squid out for different seafood, if you like

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