Our 7 Favorite Spanish Recipes

By Winter LeBlanc
Updated October 12, 2021

Here are 7 of our favorite recipes from Spain! We’ve included some of the tastiest, most traditional dishes the country has to offer including Tortilla Española, Patatas Bravas and Garlic Soup. What I love about Spanish food is how simple the ingredients are. Just grab some staples like high quality extra virgin olive oil, ripe vegetables and fresh eggs and you have yourself a delicious meal. Check out these 7 Spanish recipes below and explore the amazing food Spain is known for!

Cod with Tomato Sauce

Cod with Tomato Sauce (Bacalao a la riojana - Spain)

In this recipe, one of the dozens of traditional Spanish recipes with cod, the fish is served with an accompanying sauce made with peppers and tomatoes.  Since fresh cod is so readily available, most of us will probably use fresh instead of dried fish.  One more note, if you make your own roasted peppers, add the juices from the peppers to the sauce.

Recipe Here!

Garlic Soup with Egg and Croutons

Garlic Soup (Spain)

In ancient times, this Castilian soup was a typical lunch for humble people. It was an extremely cheap and very comforting recipe to spread warmth throughout the body in cold rural areas. It was eaten in the middle of the morning to maintain strength for the day, usually with one or two eggs cracked inside, which were cooked from the heat of the soup.

Recipe Here!

Roasted Veggie Flatbread

Roasted Veggie Flatbread (Spain)

This is a rustic flatbread recipe that originates from the abundance of the harvest, when the sun shines on the Mediterranean coast of Catalonia, Valencia, and the Balearic Islands, a region located in the east of Spain.

Recipe Here!

Tuna Salad with Egg and Potato

Tuna Salad with Egg and Potato (Spanish Country Salad)

This country salad, also known as a summer salad, is a simple and perfect preparation for dinner, but it is also a common tapa (small plate) dish that is served with many other tapa dishes along with bread, olives, beer and wine.

Recipe Here!

Tortilla Española

Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Tortilla Española (Potato and Egg Omelet from Spain)

Tortilla Española is one of the most classic Spanish dishes. It is typically served for breakfast but becomes leftovers for almost every meal!

Recipe Here!

Tuna Deviled Eggs

Tuna Deviled Eggs (Spain)

For many Spanish people, tuna deviled eggs are part of their childhood memories, such as lunches at grandparents’ homes, or joyful dinners on a summer day. Nowadays it is also common to find this dish in the tapas showcase of many Spanish bars.

Recipe Here!

Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas (Spanish Tapa)

Patatas Bravas is an all-time favorite tapa among Spanish people. Usually it is enjoyed with a beer and good company.

Recipe Here!

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  1. Pam June 20, 2021 at 1:55 pm - Reply

    Can ;you make this so it is printable with the pictures with the recipes.

    • Bill Bradley, R.D. August 11, 2021 at 2:08 pm - Reply

      Hi Pam, In September you will be able to have a printable version with photos and recipes.

    • Bill Bradley, R.D. October 1, 2021 at 1:42 pm - Reply

      You can now print the recipe with pictures.

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