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Spanish Recipes – Vegetarian

This group of easy Spanish recipes is perfect for the growing number of vegetarians and vegans in Spain, or who love Spanish flavours but without the meat or fish.
A huge number of Spanish dishes make use of fresh vegetables and a variety of pulses and beans – not to mention the amazing cheeses!.
This group of recipes enables you to enjoy the hearty goodness of these. They can all be enjoyed as side dishes but are in their own section because they can also be enjoyed as standalone dishes.

 Elle Draper

Easy tumbet recipe

Easy tumbet recipe

This easy tumbet recipe will remind many of you of Mallorca. A hearty layered meal, this is suitable for vegetarians, and can be eaten on its own or as a side dish. Enjoy!

 Elle Draper

Easy Spanish asparagus recipe

Easy Spanish asparagus recipe

This easy Spanish asparagus recipe makes the most of this gorgeous green veggie at this time of year, while it is cheap in the shops. This recipe can be eaten on its own as a tapa or light lunch… but I really like it as a side dish with grilled pork or chicken. I can’t […]

 Elle Draper

Easy Spanish Recipe – Espárragos gratinados

Easy Spanish Recipe – Espárragos gratinados

This is probably one of the easiest Spanish recipes we have ever added. Espárragos gratinados is basically asparagus wrapped in ham, topped with cheese… and bunged under a grill. So… do I just hit “Publish” on this now then? No… okay… I’ll waffle for a bit longer.

 Elle Draper

Easy Spanish Picadillo Recipe

Easy Spanish Picadillo Recipe

This easy Spanish Picadillo recipe is so simple… but to get the best flavour it does need to marinade for a bit. It is literally spicy mince with fried eggs on top. Have fun and let us know how you get on.

 Elle Draper

Easy Spanish Recipe: Patatas a la importancia

Easy Spanish Recipe: Patatas a la importancia

Last Sunday, our Expat interviewee (Kaley Hendrickson) mentioned “Patatas a la importancia” as being one of her favourite dishes. We’d never heard of it… so off we went to research it. I have to say that this is a pretty heavy dish, so not much use as a snack. But as we are still having […]

 Elle Draper

Queso de cabra frito con miel

Queso de cabra frito con miel

A really tasty and so so easy Spanish recipe today: Queso de cabra frito con miel – fried goats’ cheese with honey. This one can be a little mucky to prepare, but it really is very very easy and a firm favourite as a starter or lunch. Enjoy!

 Elle Draper

Easy Spanish recipe – Patatas a la pobre

Easy Spanish recipe – Patatas a la pobre

The Spanish winters can be pretty chilly. Especially up in the hills… so we fill up on warming, filling dishes. This Spanish recipe for patatas a la pobre is your one way ticket to just such a dish. It’s also one of our easiest Spanish recipes, so have a go, and let us know how you […]

 Elle Draper

Pan con Tomate y Ajo

Pan con Tomate y Ajo

Pan con Tomate y Ajo is one of my absolute favourites. It is so easy, and takes just a couple of minutes to make. It’s great for a rapid lunch, a starter, or as tapas with guests.  It is made with ingredients that most people will have in their house as they read this… so […]