Tapas Recipes of Spain

Tapas is synonymous with Spanish culture and cuisine found all over the country – From the lively tapas bars of Madrid to the suave beachside restaurants that line the Mediterranean sea, enjoying a tapa is one of the many pleasures of Spanish cuisine and not to be missed at any opportunity!

We have scoured the stunning landscape of Spain, from the Northern regions of the Basque Country to the sun-soaked southern region of Andalusia and everything in between and have found the best Spanish tapas recipes, and best of all, our step-by-step tapas recipes are easy to make at home!

Spanish Tapas Recipes for Summer

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

Papas Arrugadas

with mojo verde and a spicy mojo picón

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

Ensalada Rusa

Ensaladilla Rusa | Easy Summer Potato Salad

Beetroot falafels sit on a turkish wrap with some salad and topped with a few blobs of tahini sauce

Easy Baked Beetroot Falafel Recipe

Vegan | Gluten-Free | Made in 40 minutes

an earthenware dish sits on a blue wooden table and is filled with golden friend potato pieces smothered with Spanish bravas sauce

Spicy Patatas Bravas

Super easy Spanish tapas recipe (Vegan)

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

Shrimp Avocado Salad

with Zingy Grapefruit and Lime Dressing

White fish ceviche sits on a white plate garnished with finely sliced red onion, pink grapefruit wedges, and some sprigs of mint and cilantro

Bacalao Ceviche recipe

with Pickled Cucumber and Grapefruit

A small ceramic bowl sits filled with water melon gazpacho that has been garnished with a few sprigs of mint

Watermelon Gazpacho

with a yogurt and beetroot drizzle

a large Spanish tortilla sits on a dimpled white plate on top of a marble countertop

Tortilla Española

Spanish Omelet with caramelized onion

An earthenware bowl sits filled with Mediterranean hummus that's is topped with olive oil and some paprika

Mediterranean Hummus

The Healthy Hummus Recipe | Vegan

Tapas Recipes

Made in under 30-Minute

An earthenware bowl sits filled with Mediterranean hummus that's is topped with olive oil and some paprika

Mediterranean Hummus

The Healthy Hummus Recipe | Vegan

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

Gambas al ajillo

Sizzling Spanish garlic shrimp

an earthenware dish sits on a blue wooden table and is filled with golden friend potato pieces smothered with Spanish bravas sauce

Spicy Patatas Bravas

Super easy Spanish tapas recipe (Vegan)

a bowl of gazpacho andaluz sits garnished with fresh salad andon a marble coutertop beside some ripe cherry toatoes

Spanish Gazpacho recipe

Ideal vegan summer soup, made in 15 mins!

A plate of lacón a la gallega, Spanish ham, served in a bbq table setting with Jamon iberico in the background

Lacón a la Gallega

Galician cured ham with scalloped potatoes

a small plate holds two slices of pan con tomate

5-minute Pan con Tomate

Spanish tomato bread | Vegan

A alrge Asparagus tortilla sits. on a pan within a Spanish kitchen setting

Asparagus tortilla

30-minute vegetarian recipe

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

Quick and Easy Tapas Party Recipes

a large Spanish tortilla sits on a dimpled white plate on top of a marble countertop

Tortilla Española

Spanish Omelet with caramelized onion

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

Gambas al ajillo

Sizzling Spanish garlic shrimp

an earthenware dish sits on a blue wooden table and is filled with golden friend potato pieces smothered with Spanish bravas sauce

Spicy Patatas Bravas

Super easy Spanish tapas recipe (Vegan)

A plate of lacón a la gallega, Spanish ham, served in a bbq table setting with Jamon iberico in the background

Lacón a la Gallega

Galician cured ham with scalloped potatoes

An earthenware bowl sits filled with Mediterranean hummus that's is topped with olive oil and some paprika

Mediterranean Hummus

The Healthy Hummus Recipe | Vegan

Authentic Spanish Tapas Recipes

a large Spanish tortilla sits on a dimpled white plate on top of a marble countertop

Tortilla Española

Spanish Omelet with caramelized onion

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

Gambas al ajillo

Sizzling Spanish garlic shrimp

a small plate holds two slices of pan con tomate

5-minute Pan con Tomate

Spanish tomato bread | Vegan

A plate of salted cod salad sits on a marble countertop

Salted Cod Salad Esqueixada de bacallà

Gluten free - 15-minute meal! 

A plate of lacón a la gallega, Spanish ham, served in a bbq table setting with Jamon iberico in the background

Lacón a la Gallega

Galician cured ham with scalloped potatoes

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 stack or roasted vegetables sits on a white plate amongst a swirl of balsamic glaze.

Roasted vegetable stacks

Easy Vegan tapas recipe

Vegetarian/Vegan Tapas Recipes

a stack or roasted vegetables sits on a white plate amongst a swirl of balsamic glaze.

Roasted vegetable stacks

Easy Vegan tapas recipe

An earthenware bowl sits filled with Mediterranean hummus that's is topped with olive oil and some paprika

Mediterranean Hummus

The Healthy Hummus Recipe | Vegan

an earthenware dish sits on a blue wooden table and is filled with golden friend potato pieces smothered with Spanish bravas sauce

Spicy Patatas Bravas

Super easy Spanish tapas recipe (Vegan)

2 wedges of Tortilla espanol sit on a white plate

Tortilla Española

Spanish Omelet with caramelized onion

Seafood Tapas Recipes

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

Shrimp Avocado Salad

with Zingy Grapefruit and Lime Dressing

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

Gambas al ajillo

Sizzling Spanish garlic shrimp

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 Esqueixada de bacallà

Salted Cod Salad Esqueixada de bacallà

Gluten free – 15-minute meal! 

White fish ceviche sits on a white plate garnished with finely sliced red onion, pink grapefruit wedges, and some sprigs of mint and cilantro

Bacalao Ceviche recipe

with Pickled Cucumber and Grapefruit

close up shot of an oven-baked empanada gallega with tuna and tomato filling

Empanada gallega

Easy empanada recipe

Tapas ideas!

Spanish Recipe Night

5 easy-to-make tapas recipes for the ultimate Spanish flavors!

Bring home the flavors of Spain with our easy to follow guide to make 5 of the best Spanish tapas recipes. Mix and match or choose your favorites!

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a large platter of roasted vegetables sits on a bed of roasted green and white asparagus

Seasonal roasted veggies

With caramelized onions and beets

A large red pot filled with Spanish Seafood Stew, brimming with mussels, prawns, and fish.

Spanish Seafood Stew

Suquet de pescado/Suquet de Peix

Close up shot of squid ink spaghetti with baby squid

Squid Ink pasta

30 minutes recipe

Arros Caldros cooking in a large pot with a wooden spoon on the side

Arros Caldos

Valencian Rice Stew with Chicken, Vegetables & Chickpeas

A frying pan of vegetable pisto with eggs with some parsley garnish on top

Spanish vegetable pisto

Easy one-pot recipe!

A large pan of fideua de marisco is topped with some golden shrimp

Spanish fideua with seafood

Fideuà de Marisco Recipe

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