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Creations from la cocina goya

Tapas: Delicious Spanish appetizers for every occasion

15 Recipes

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Spanish Garlic Shrimp

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Treat your palate to these fantastic Spanish Garlic Shrimp, a classic of Spanish cuisine, ready in 20 minutes! A favorite in Spanish tapas restaurants, this garlic shrimp recipe is prepared with the convenient and bold flavor of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Just season the shrimp with GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper, lemon juice, garlic, paprika and GOYA® Crushed Red Peppers. A delightful shrimp dish that you can enjoy any time as an appetizer or a side.

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

15m

Total time

20m

Yields

4

Servings

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Spanish Tapas Platter

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If you're having a special gathering with family and friends and want to surprise them, this recipe is for you! Prepare this elegant and beautiful Spanish Tapas Platter easily with ready-to-use ingredients like our GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil and our variety of GOYA® Olives: Manzanilla Spanish, Perdigon Manzanilla Spanish, Plain Queen and Olives Stuffed with Anchovies; plus other delicious items like chorizo, Serrano ham, Manchego cheese, peppers and nuts. It will undoubtedly become your favorite appetizer.

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

10m

Total time

1h 15m

Yields

8

Servings

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Patatas Bravas - Spicy Potatoes

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Have you ever tried this Spanish appetizer before? Patatas Bravas - Spicy Potatoes are an Iberian classic! These rich, crispy potatoes are topped with a spicy sauce made with GOYA® Tomato Sauce, along with GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, onion, hot red peppers and other savory spices. Delight yourself with this delicious explosion of intense flavors - get ready to enjoy them!

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Yields

4

Servings

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Tortilla Española - Potato Omelet

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In Spain, tortillas are omelettes, a classic tapa or appetizer that is enjoyed hot or cold. If you haven’t tried it, then here’s the secret to create the best homemade Tortilla Española – Potato Omelette. The magic begins with the bold flavor of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, which the potatoes cook in until tender and golden, then the onion is added and mixed with beaten eggs. Then, everything is seasoned with convenient GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper to further elevate its flavor. Finally it cooks for a few more minutes over low heat creating a spectacular golden tortilla.

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

5m

Total time

45m

Yields

6

Servings

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Marinated Olive and Cheese Skewers

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Tapas don't have to be complicated, and these Marinated Olives and Cheese Skewers are not only easy to make, but also incredibly delicious. Prepare this easy and classic tapas, also called “banderillas”, with rich GOYA® Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos, roasted red peppers and cheese, all combined and marinated with the citrus and spicy flavors of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, orange juice, rosemary, garlic and hot pepper flakes. Then, simply assemble the skewers by alternating olives, peppers and cheese.

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

10m

Total time

30m

Yields

15

Servings

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Galician-Style Empanada

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This Galician-Style Empanada can be the perfect appetizer or tapa to share and delight everyone. They can be prepared with different fillings such as vegetables, pork, chorizo, sardines, or tuna, our favorite. Try this version made with white tuna, using the rich flavor of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil and GOYA® Tomato Sauce, pimientos, manzanilla olives and of course GOYA® Empanada Dough-Puff Pastry for Baking, which comes ready to use. Serve them at your next get-together and Guests are sure to love them!

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

10m

Total time

40m

Yields

6

Empanadas

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Marinated Olives

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Serve this classic Spanish appetizer to start your menu off with plenty of flavor. This recipe for Marinated Olives is easily prepared with the bold flavor of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil and the perfect combination of 3 kinds of GOYA® Spanish Green Olives: Perdigón (small olive), Manzanilla (classic Spanish olive) and Gordal (or Queen, a large and fleshy olive), along with lemon zest, vinegar, garlic and Spanish spices. So good!

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

5m

Total time

10m

Yields

12

Servings

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Spanish Garlic Shrimp on Skewers

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These Spanish Garlic Shrimp on Skewers are a perfect choice for your tapas menu, especially if you plan to enjoy them outdoors. The best part is that they're prepared in minutes by first marinating fresh shrimp with GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper, garlic, pepper flakes and the rich flavor of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Then, assemble the skewers along with bell peppers, and grill to perfection. Delicious!

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

20m

Total time

25m

Yields

4

Servings

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Spanish-Style Tomato Bread – Pan con Tomate

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It sounds simple, because it is simple! That's just the best thing about this Spanish-Style Tomato Bread – Pan con Tomate. Besides being delicious, it is very easy to prepare. Try this traditional recipe made with ciabatta bread spread with a savory mixture of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil and garlic. Then toast it in the oven and when it's golden brown, top with grated tomato and a pinch of salt. It's that easy!

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

5m

Total time

10m

Yields

8

Servings

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Grilled Chorizo Kabobs – Pinchos Morunos

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There can't be a tapas party without Grilled Chorizo Kabobs – Pinchos Morunos. They're delicious and easy to prepare with GOYA® Chorizo, sliced and combined with peppers, tomatoes, onions, and garlic. Assemble the skewers and grill them until the vegetables are tender and the chorizo is well browned. For extra flavor, add a succulent sauce made with the rich taste of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, paprika, parsley and seasoned with Adobo - an easy and delicious tapa!

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

15m

Total time

20m

Yields

4

Servings

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Escalivada - Grilled Summer Vegetables

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Escalivada - Grilled Summer Vegetables, is one of the favorite and most traditional recipes from the Spanish region of Catalonia. This simple and delicious recipe is made with vegetables where eggplant, ripe peppers, juicy tomatoes and sweet onions are grilled to perfection and served with roasted peppers. Season it all with a dash of GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper and the rich flavor of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Serve this delicious Escalivada over tasty crostini as a delightfully tasty tapas or to accompany your barbecue menu.

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

10m

Total time

30m

Yields

4

Servings

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Grilled Octopus and Chorizo Skewers with Pomegranate Salsa

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Add these delicious Grilled Octopus and Chorizo Skewers with Pomegranate Salsa to your tapas menu, and they're sure to become your favorite. The best part is that they're so easy to prepare. Simply marinate the octopus with the rich flavor of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, lemon juice, garlic, and spices. Then assemble the skewers by alternating the octopus pieces with chorizo, grill them and enjoy with a rich, vibrant pomegranate salsa. These skewers look spectacular and taste amazing, so much so, that no one will know it only took you 30 minutes to make them.

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

20m

Total time

30m

Yields

8

Servings

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Chorizo with Wine

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Prepare this fantastic Chorizo with Wine, one of the most popular appetizers or tapas in Spain. In addition to its rich flavor, it’s an easy recipe to prepare, ready in just minutes. The hero? The delicious flavor of GOYA® Chorizo, which is cooked in the bold flavor of GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil and red wine. Dress with a touch of fresh parsley and that's it. Delicious!

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

5m

Total time

20m

Yields

4

Servings

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Gazpacho - Cold Vegetable Soup

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Gazpacho - Cold Vegetable Soup, originally from the south of Spain, is one of the most outstanding dishes in the whole country. Include it on your tapas menu and enjoy it during the summer, when it is popular to drink this cold soup, made from pureed fresh vegetables. Its success lies in selecting the right ingredients. Choose ripe and very red tomatoes, small firm cucumbers, and very bright and crunchy peppers. Another key ingredient is GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, which gives the soup a creamy smooth texture and balanced flavor. You'll love it!

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

20m

Total time

25m

Yields

6

Servings

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Ajoblanco Cold Soup

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Another equally exquisite southern Spanish classic is Ajoblanco Cold Soup. Also known as "Gazpacho Blanco", it is enjoyed cold and has a smooth and velvety texture. It is a delicious option to include on your tapas menu. This easy and delicious cold soup is ideal for summer. It's made with simple ingredients like garlic, bread, Marcona almonds, GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, a splash of GOYA® Sherry Vinegar, and grapes to top it off. It's a perfect appetizer that you can serve in short glasses. Go ahead and try this delight, it tastes sensational!

This Spanish favorite is a must-have in your pantry! GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Andalusia, Spain has an intense golden color and a bold, pure flavor. It’s also recognized for its high quality as a winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award*. You can create countless recipes, from salad dressings and marinades, to delicious soups, stews, rice dishes, and, of course, classic Spanish favorites like Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española – Potato Omelet, and tasty Chorizo with Wine.

 

*The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.

Prep time

10m

Total time

10m

Yields

12

Servings

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