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Our best Spanish recipes for dinner and dessert

Whether you're dreaming of the beaches of San Sebastian or of practicing your flamenco in Sevilla, cooking up one of these tasty recipes will transport you straight to the beautiful streets of Spain, all without leaving your kitchen. We have recipes for a colourful seafood paella that's sure to be a winning dinner dish and a decadent boca negra cake for dessert. There's also a fun boozy jug of white summer sangria that pairs perfectly with just about everything. So why not treat your tastebuds to the flavours of Spain and cook up a feast this weekend?

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    Spanish-style barbecue leg of lamb

    This deliciously tender piece of lamb is cooked using traditional Spanish flavours, combining salty chorizo and fragrant garlic and thyme to create a memorable dish for a roast dinner or Christmas lunch.

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    Spanish pork cutlets

    This delicious Spanish inspired dish combines tender grilled pork cutlets and slow-roasted vegetables to create a delicious meal the whole family will love.

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    Pork ribs with chorizo and smoked paprika

    Smoked paprika gives this Spanish-style pork ribs with chorizo a deep, smoky flavour. Being able to toss everything in one pan, pop it in the oven and sit back until it's time to serve makes it a fabulously easy weeknight dinner recipe.

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    White summer sangria

    Start your summer party the right (and easy) way with this crowd-pleasing cocktail. Our recipe for white wine sangria is so delicious and takes just five minutes.

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    Leche frita (fried milk)

    Leche frita are deep-fried custard shapes tossed in cinnamon sugar.

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    Spanish oxtail and chickpea soup

    Warm yourself up on a winter's night with this hearty and delicious Spanish oxtail and chickpea soup.

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    Spanish eggs

    Bypass your usual full-English with these boldly flavoured spanish eggs by Woman's Day. Chorizo comes in a variety of forms, from mild to spicy. Select the variety you love the most.

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    White Bean and Chorizo Stew with Orange and Olives

    Big-flavoured, soul-satisfying food has been the basis of European country cooking for generations. Here, Julie Biuso’s rustic recipe continue the tradition. When the mercury drops there’s nowhere better than the sanctuary of a warm kitchen with pots and pans bubbling away on the stovetop, emitting tempting wafts of spices and herbs, garlic, red wine and onions. But don’t have a fit when you see the cooking times of these dishes and think that there’s not enough hours in a day to make them. Most of the preparation times are short and they just cook along happily while you do other things. Even better, prepare or part-prepare them the day before serving.


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    Spanish fish casserole

    Create this flavour-packed Spanish casserole in no time at all with this tasty recipe. This is a great way to get your family eating more fish, too, as they'll love the fragrant sauce it's served in.

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    Arroz con pollo

    This traditional Spanish dish combines delicious spiced rice and vegetables with tender chicken to bring a unbeatable one-pot family dinner.

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    Potato and egg bravas

    Recipes+ have added some egg to the classic Spanish dish to make potato and egg bravas. Serve it as part of a selection of tapas with plenty of crusty bread for dipping, and enjoy!

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    Chicken, raisin and pine nut empanadas

    These tasty chicken, raisin and pine nut empanadas are packed full of flavour and spice. Enjoy them as a snack, light lunch or finger food for your next dinner party.

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    Spanish sausage tortilla with salsa

    Spice up dinner tonight with this deliciously hearty s sausage tortilla with salsa dish. Wholesome, tasty, and perfect for the whole family!

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    Seafood paella

    This traditional Spanish rice and seafood dish is packed full of flavour, and is beautiful enjoyed straight from the pan with a side of wine for a delicious weekend dinner.

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