Summer Recipes

with love from Spain

Summer is here! We’ve got some exciting summer recipes straight from Spain that’ll help you beat the heat. From tasty poolside snacks, fresh and flavorsome tapas, and essential summer salads, explore our quick and easy Spanish summer recipes, all with easy to follow, step-by-step recipe guides!

Many of these recipes are perfect when it’s too hot to cook and require little (if any) cooking at all! 

Our Newest Summer Recipes

A plate of Burrata with serrano ham and roasted peppers.

Burrata with Serrano Ham

Quick & Tasty No-Cook Recipe

A plate of Spanish-style tuna tomato salad.

Tuna Tomato salad

Effortless 3-Minute Recipe

A plate of Spanish tomato salad garnished with garlic and olive oil.

5 Minute Tomato Salad

Healthy Vegan-Friendly Recipe

Spicy grilled shrimp with tangy peach salad.

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

with tangy peach salad

A plate of tomato burrata salad drizzled with a green basil and garlic dressing.

Tomato Burrata Salad

with basil and garlic dressing

A small bowl of pan fried squid with green sauce

Pan-Fried Shrimp

with garlic and parsley sauce

A platter of no-mayo potato salad is garnished with red onion and green beans.

No-mayo Spanish Potato Salad

Healthy Vegan-Friendly Recipe

A pork loin bocadillo sits on a chopping board beside some ripe tomatoes

Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

Bocadillo de lomo | 10 min recipe

A large platter of jamon iberico sald sits topped with mozarella, salad greens, chickpeas, and seasoned with salt and pepper

Jamon Iberico Salad

with Orange, Chickpeas, and Almonds

A spoonful of green mojo sauce sits above a jar of green mojo sauce

Spicy Canarian Mojo Sauce

(Red, Green, and Picón)

a small bowl of salmorejo is garnished with some diced egg and serrano ham.

Salmorejo

15-Minute recipe | Vegan Option

a small glass of vegan salmorejo is held by a hand

Vegan Salmorejo

10 minute recipe | No cook

a large slice of tortilla is taken from a freshly cooked tortilla.

Tortilla 2.0

Quick & Easy | 20~ minute recipe

Small earthenware dishes filled with papas arrugadas, green mojo, and red mojo sauces.

Papas Arrugadas

with mojo verde and a spicy mojo picón

A large platter of Mediterranean Tomato Salad sits drizzled with homemade pesto dressing and some flakes of Machego cheese

Mediterranean Tomato Salad

with Manchego and homemade pesto 

A white bowl sits on a couter with cold cucumber soup and garnished with fresh sprigs of basil

Cold Cucumber Soup

5-Minute recipe | Vegan Option

Summer Salads and Ceviche

a large plate of colorful bacalao ceviche with pink grapefruit sits waiting to be served

Bacalao Ceviche recipe

    With Pickled Cucumber and Grapefruit

A plate of Spanish-style tuna tomato salad.

Tuna Tomato salad

Effortless 3-Minute Recipe

A plate of tomato burrata salad drizzled with a green basil and garlic dressing.

Tomato Burrata Salad

with basil and garlic dressing

A round plate sit on a wooden counter full of color shrimp avocado salad

Shrimp Avocado Salad

with Zingy Grapefruit and Lime Dressing

Spicy grilled shrimp with tangy peach salad.

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

with tangy peach salad

Some Pipirrana Spanish salad sits in a colorful bowl on a grey slate counter.

Pipirrana Summer Salad

Vegan | 10-Minute Recipe

A plate of Spanish tomato salad garnished with garlic and olive oil.

5 Minute Tomato Salad

Healthy Vegan-Friendly Recipe

A stack of tuna tartare is built on top of some avocado and garnished with some green salad leaves and edible flowers

Tuna Tartare

with a lime, honey-soy, and ginger marinade

A large platter of Mediterranean Tomato Salad sits drizzled with homemade pesto dressing and some flakes of Machego cheese

Mediterranean Tomato Salad

with Manchego and homemade pesto 

a plate of ensalada rusa is garnished with a few strips of roasted pepper

Ensalada Rusa

Ensaladilla Rusa | Easy Summer Potato Salad

Summer Soups and Sides

a large tapas serving of Spanish garlic zucchinis

Spanish Garlic Zucchini

Easy vegetarian tapas or side

a small earthenware dish filled with mariated olives Spanish style.

Marinated Olives

Tapas | Vegan | 5-min prep

A small earthenware dish sits filled with Mediterranean Hummus and garnished with some paprika and olive oil

Mediterranean Hummus

The Healthy Hummus Recipe | Vegan

a small glass of vegan salmorejo is held by a hand

Vegan Salmorejo

10 minute recipe | No cook

a large bowl of gazpacho andaluz sits beside some cherry tomatoes

Spanish Gazpacho recipe

Vegan | made in 15 mins!

Mushrooms and shrimp tapas are served in a small earthenware bowl

Mushroom and Shrimp Tapas

Party food | Easy recipe

Summer Tapas Ideas

A small bowl of pan fried squid with green sauce

Pan-Fried Squid

with garlic and parsley sauce

close up shot of sizzling garlic shrimp in a earthenweare dish topped with some fresh chopped parsley

Gambas al ajillo

Sizzling Spanish garlic shrimp

Roasted asparagus spears wrapped in Serrano ham sit on a slate plate.

Roasted asparagus wrapped in Serrano ham

Easy recipe | Tapas in 20 mins

a plate of ensalada rusa is garnished with a few strips of roasted pepper

Ensalada Rusa

Ensaladilla Rusa | Easy Summer Potato Salad

a small glass of vegan salmorejo is held by a hand

Vegan Salmorejo

10 minute recipe | No cook

boquerones - Spanish anchovies cured in vinegar and olive oil, served on a plate with some crushed garlic, cilantro, and lots of golden extra-virgin olive oil

Boquerones

Spanish Anchovies in Oil, Garlic, and Vinegar

A plate of salted cod salad sits on a marble countertop

Salted Cod Salad Esqueixada de bacallà

Gluten free - 15-minute meal! 

a bowl of patatas bravas sits garnished with some fresh parsley

Spicy Patatas Bravas

Easy Spanish tapas recipe | Vegan

a small stack of tuna tartare sits on a white plate beside some green salad and flower garnishing

Tuna Tartare

With a lime, honey-soy, and ginger marinade

Summer Main Meals

A large pan of Spanish fideua with marisco is topped with large cooked shrimp

Spanish fideua with seafood

Fideuà de Marisco Recipe

plated squid ink pasta with baby octopus

30-minute Squid Ink pasta

Spaghetti-based black ink pasta recipe

A large Seafood paella sits in a pan topped with clams, mussels, rings of squid, and large red shrimp

Seafood Paella

Paella de Marisco

Roast chicken thighs cooked in a red wine, tomato, and herb sauce.

Roast chicken thighs w/ wine, tomato, and herbs

One-pot | Made in under 30 mins

A small bowl of Chorizo steew with spniach and chickpeas.

Smoky Chorizo Stew with Spinach and Chickpeas

Easy recipe | Made in under 1 hr

a few fillets of cod fish sit in a pan with sauteed asparagus and cherry tomatoes.

Oven-Baked Codfish

with capers, asparagus, and cherry tomatoes

a baking tray full of bbaked Mediterranean chicken thighs

Mediterranean Chicken Thighs

Easy-to-make | Budget-Friendly

a large pan of vegan arroz al horno is topped with roasted red pepper and a whole head of garlic

Vegan Arroz al Horno

Oven-Baked Rice | Vegan

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The Mediterranean Diet

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