15 Favourite Creative Spanish Tapas Recipes

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In case you didn’t know, a tapa is a Spanish appetizer or snack that is loved locally and internationally. Some tapas, like the traditional tortilla, can be made ahead of time and served cold. It’s finest when you’re having a little get-together with friends while being served with drinks. With that in mind, here are 15 delicious and creative Spanish tapas recipes to try!

15. Spanish Omelette (Spanish Tortilla)

Whip up this tasty classic Spanish Omelette in 25 minutes with 4 simple pantry ingredients. This tortilla recipe is delicious served hot or cold and makes a great breakfast, lunch, dinner or tapas.

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14. Air Fryer Spanish Spicy Potatoes (Patatas Bravas)

When we were in Spain earlier this summer, we visited about 8 different tapas bars and I must have had a this dish at every single one of them because I love it so much. Patatas Bravas as they call it in Spain is simply potatoes in a spicy tomato sauce and it is absolutely delicious.

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13. How To Make A Spanish Potato Omelette

Today is our son Kyle’s 15th birthday. To celebrate his favourite foods today we are walking you through his favourite Spanish tapas dish and talking about when we had it on holiday in Spain earlier this year.

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12. Manchego Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates

At any holiday, these Manchego Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates are always a must. I have been making bacon wrapped dates for years after trying them at a local tapas restaurant.

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11. Fried Goat Cheese Bites with Arrabbiata Dip

Tapas is a Spanish style of serving food where small plates, such as appetizers or snacks, are served instead of a large dinner entrée. We love tapas because it gives you a chance to try a bunch of different plates, without getting too full!

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10. Ajillo Mushrooms (Spanish Garlic Mushrooms)

Ajillo Mushrooms (Spanish garlic mushrooms), is an easy mushroom tapas recipe which is takes less than 10 minutes to make.

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9. Spanish Meatballs – Best Albondigas Recipe (Tapas)

Spanish meatballs, albondigas or tapas, these are the best meatballs in tomato sauce I’ve ever had, Spanish food at its best.

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8. Spanish Leek Croquettes (Croquetas de Puerro) Tapas Menu

These Spanish leek croquettes are perfect for a tapas menu. They’re easier to make than you would imagine and you won’t believe how incredibly delicious they are!

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7. Spanish Patatas Bravas Recipe (spicy) and Tips for Visiting Barcelona

This authentic patatas bravas recipe will make you feel as if you are back in Spain, enjoying a leisurely tapas in the evening. If you’ve never been to Spain, it will give you an idea of what deliciousness awaits you, and learn some tips for your visit to Barcelona.

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6. Chorizo and Potato with Cheese (Chorizo con Patatas y Queso) – A Spanish Tapas Recipe

This Spanish tapas recipe for chorizo and potato with cheese is one my daughter raved about and re-created when she came back from her latest trip to Barcelona. It was a hit with everyone who tasted it!

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5. Gambas al Ajillo (Spanish Garlic Shrimp)

Can we make #TapasTuesday a THING?? Probability is you are going to make #TapasAnyDay… or #TapasEntertainingDay… or #TapasDateNight after taking one look at my shrimp. All of these sound wonderful.

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4. Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spanish Spinach with Chick Peas)

Tapas Time… Bite sized stories you can create right in your own home… Espinacas con garbanzos! Recreate this classic traditional tapa from Seville. This Andalusian favorite will win your heart right off the bat.

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3. Air Fryer Garlic Shrimp

This Air Fryer Garlic Shrimp is made in just 10 minutes making it the perfect meal for busy weeknights! Garlic and dry white wine are a match made in heaven and those are just a couple of the ingredients included in this recipe.

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2. Cream of Sardines with Smoked Salmon and Capers

Canned sardines go upscale in this easy Cream of Sardines tapas recipe, created by celebrated Basque Chef Martin Berasategui for Gastro Bar by MB, at Paradisus Los Cabos, Mexico.

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1. Spanish Beans with Tomatoes

These Spanish beans with tomatoes and smokey sweet spices are so easy to make in one pot in less than 20 minutes with just 7 ingredients. Only 125 calories per serving, this Spanish bean stew recipe is perfect as tapas, main meals or a side dish.

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15 Favourite Spanish Tapas Recipes

15 Favourite Spanish Tapas Recipes

Tapas are best served when you are on a little get-together with friends while being served with drinks. Here are 15 delicious and creative Spanish tapas recipes you will love!


  • Spanish Omelette
  • Tortilla
  • Potatoes
  • Manchego Stuffed Bacon
  • Ajillo Mushrooms


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