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6 Easy Spanish Recipes for Entertaining

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6 Easy Spanish Recipes for Entertaining

Traditional Spanish fare at its finest is tasty, inexpensive and perfect for sharing. While the country's cuisine is defined by strong local traditions and recipes there are some classic dishes that can be found throughout.

What you will always be guaranteed is big flavours drawing on local produce perfect for convivial dining making easy Spanish recipes a natural choice to try at home when entertaining.

Try serving up some tapas favourites, like golden deep fried croquettes, spicy patatas bravas and beloved potato tortilla for appetizers or even cold soup classics like gazpacho and garlicky ajo blanco with a hearty Spanish meat stew for a main course.

We have all the easy Spanish recipes you need below. Buen provecho!

6 Easy Spanish Recipes

Tapas Croquettes

These deep fried ham croquettes are an irresistible finger food along with a cold beer or good glass of red. Set them down and watch them go.

Patatas Bravas

Try the most uniquitous of tapas the 'patatas bravas' found throughout most of Spain. A simple but delicious dish of crunchy potatoes smothered with a spicy tomato led sauce.

Potato Tortilla with Pepper and Tomato

The classic Spanish tortilla is perfect for slicing into bit size morsels for tapas style entertaining or enjoying a larger slice for lunch or dinner. This recipe comes with a twist with the addition of peppers and cherry tomatoes.

Gazpacho

This cold soup was made for summer. Extremely easy to make, the fresh tomatoes, cucumber and a delicate garlic scent are irresistable on a hot day.

Castilian "Olla Porida" Stew

For comfort food at its finest try this nourishing Spanish stew with veal, chicken, chickpeas and chorizo.

Ajo Blanco

Garlic lovers will enjoy this pungent cold Spanish soup with garlic and bread plus it's a great addition to have in your summer soup repertoire.

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