12 Appetizers to Celebrate the Holidays

Spanish Tapas Platter

For this holiday season, surprise your guests with this elegant and authentic Spanish Tapas Platter: delicious marinated and stuffed olives, GOYA® Traditional Spanish Sliced Chorizo, GOYA® Serrano Ham, bread, Manchego cheese, roasted peppers, dried fruit and almonds. The ideal appetizer to get the party started!

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Traditional Spanish Sliced Chorizo

Traditional Spanish Sliced Chorizo

Enjoy the delicious taste of this Spanish chorizo! In this convenient version, our chorizo comes perfectly seasoned and already sliced to enjoy instantly. Try it as a delicious snack accompanied with bread, or prepare an elegant and authentic Spanish Tapas Platter.

Serrano-Wrapped Fig and Olive Bites

Delight your guests with this amazing blend of flavors! In this recipe, olives, marinated figs and Manchego cheese are combined and wrapped in GOYA® Serrano Ham slices. Serve these warm snacks with a sweet touch of honey.

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Serrano Ham

Serrano Ham

Try this delicacy from Spain! This favorite ham is prepared in a traditional way by curing the pork. Our GOYA® Serrano Ham comes in thin slices, ready to be enjoyed on its own or as an ingredient to create countless recipes, like our Serrano-Wrapped Fig and Olive Bites.

Spanish Garlic Shrimp

Enjoy this classic Spanish tapa as an appetizer at your next dinner party. Prepare these exquisite shrimp with chopped garlic, GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Adobo, parsley and some red chili flakes for a spicy touch. They’re delicious and super easy to make!

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

An essential ingredient in your pantry, GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award* for its overall quality. It also offers an intense and fruity flavor, cold-pressed straight from the finest Spanish olive harvests. Try it by preparing the classic and delicious Spanish Garlic Shrimp.

 

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

Chorizo Croquettes

Celebrate the holidays with some savory croquettes! These delicious tapas have a creamy soft filling made with a béchamel sauce with cheese and delicious GOYA® Chorizo. Cover the filling with breadcrumbs and fry until crispy on the outside. The ideal appetizer to share with family and friends!

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Chorizo

Chorizo

Prepare a wide variety of dishes with GOYA® Chorizo! This authentic ready-to-eat Spanish sausage has an exquisite texture and is perfectly seasoned with incredible flavor. Pair it with bread, or as an ingredient when making countless recipes, like tasty Chorizo Croquettes.

Spinach and Cheese Empanadas

Empanadas are the perfect snack for any celebration. In this easy recipe, GOYA® Discos – Dough for Turnover Pastries for Baking are filled with a delicious mix of sautéed spinach, garlic, olive oil, and two flavorful cheeses. Bake until golden brown and get ready to enjoy every single bite!

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Discos - Dough for Turnover Pastries for Baking

Discos - Dough for Turnover Pastries for Baking

Prepare delicious and crispy empanadas right at home! GOYA® Discos – Dough for Turnover Pastries for Baking come ready to be filled with your favorite ingredients, no matter if they’re sweet or savory. Just fill and bake! Find them in the frozen section and try them when preparing some delicious Spinach and Cheese Empanadas.

Pan con Tomate

Tomato bread is a favorite tapa from Spain that is not only delicious, it’s also easy to make. In this traditional recipe, ciabatta bread is smeared with a rich blend of regular or organic GOYA® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, garlic, and then toasted in the oven. Once the bread is browned, add garlic and grate the tomato, a pinch of salt, and that's it!

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Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Our GOYA® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil has an intense aroma, with notes of herbs and fruits. Enjoy its rich flavor on its own, directly from the bottle, or when preparing our Spanish-Style Tomato Bread – Pan con Tomate recipe. Ranked worldwide among the top five organic olive oils for its overall quality and great taste; it’s also winner of multiple international awards, including the ChefsBest® Excellence Award* for its quality.

 

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

Grilled Octopus and Chorizo Skewers with Pomegranate Salsa

Treat everyone at the table with these fantastic skewers! To prepare this fabulous recipe, tender and convenient GOYA® Octopus in Olive Oil is placed on skewers with chorizo, then quickly grilled. Serve with a fresh and colorful salsa made with lemon juice, pomegranate, crispy cucumber, red onion, cilantro and a drizzle of olive oil.

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Octopus in Olive Oil

Octopus in Olive Oil

Prepare the most delicious dishes with octopus in a snap! Our GOYA® Octopus in Olive Oil, imported from Spain, is tender and flavorful; you will also love how convenient it is since it’s already cooked and cut into small pieces, ready to be part of your recipes. Enjoy it at your next celebration by preparing some delicious Grilled Octopus and Chorizo Skewers with Pomegranate Salsa.

Chipotle Deviled Eggs

A Latin-inspired appetizer! Be the star at your next party when you make this classic recipe with a twist by adding a touch of GOYA® Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce. The peppers and its sauce are paired with cooked egg yolk and mayonnaise, to create a delicious creamy and spicy filling. Delicious!

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Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce

Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce

Give your holiday recipes a spicy touch with the fantastic GOYA® Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce. They have a smoky and spicy flavor that make them the ideal ingredient to add a unique flavor to any dish. Try them when you make our Chipotle Deviled Eggs.

Crispy Chickpeas

A crispy, delicious and super easy appetizer! To prepare them, simply mix GOYA® Chick Peas with GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, smoked paprika, and Adobo; then roast until crispy. They’re the perfect snack for any celebration. They’re so good you won’t be able to stop eating them!

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Chick Peas

Chick Peas

Tender GOYA® Chick Peas are a favorite ingredient for many recipes. In addition to their creamy taste, they are nutritious and versatile, and winners of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award* for its overall quality. Use them in countless recipes such as salads, chilis, stews, dips, soups, or to create our delicious Crispy Chickpeas appetizer.

 

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

Small White Beans on Garlic Toasts

Delight everyone with this fantastic appetizer! In this simple recipe, GOYA® Low Sodium Small White Beans are sautéed with GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, lemon juice, garlic and spices. Serve on crispy toast covered with garlic, and enjoy!

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Low Sodium Small White Beans

Low Sodium Small White Beans

You will fall in love with these flavorful beans, which are prepared with sea salt and less sodium than the original version. They’re ideal for making soups, chilis, stews, or rice recipes. You can also use them to prepare this delicious appetizer: Small White Beans on Garlic Toasts.

Surullitos – Puerto Rican Corn Sticks

Celebrate with this classic, delicious Puerto Rican appetizer. Start by making a quick dough using GOYA® Fine Yellow Corn Meal and adding cheese, then roll into cigar shapes and fry. Serve with a classic mixture of ketchup and mayonnaise. They will be a hit!

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Fine Yellow Corn Meal

Fine Yellow Corn Meal

Prepare countless dishes with the delicious flavor of GOYA® Fine Yellow Corn Meal. It’s a key ingredient to create fantastic traditional desserts, breads and snacks. Try it when making Surullitos to enjoy a classic Puerto Rican appetizer.

Alcapurrias – Stuffed Yuca Fritters

Alcapurrias are a fantastic snack and a Puerto Rican favorite. They are prepared with cassava dough, stuffed with perfectly seasoned pork and cooked with GOYA® Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos. These fritters will be the perfect appetizer to get any party started!

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Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos

Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos

These fantastic Spanish olives are a must-try! In addition to being delicious, GOYA® Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos are winners of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award* for their quality. Serve them as is, or use them in a variety of dishes like the traditional Alcapurrias – Stuffed Yuca Fritters.

 

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

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12 Appetizers to Celebrate the Holidays

Spanish Tapas Platter
Traditional Spanish Sliced Chorizo
Traditional Spanish Sliced Chorizo

Enjoy the delicious taste of this Spanish chorizo! In this convenient version, our chorizo comes perfectly seasoned and already sliced to enjoy instantly. Try it as a delicious snack accompanied with bread, or prepare an elegant and authentic Spanish Tapas Platter.

For this holiday season, surprise your guests with this elegant and authentic Spanish Tapas Platter: delicious marinated and stuffed olives, GOYA® Traditional Spanish Sliced Chorizo, GOYA® Serrano Ham, bread, Manchego cheese, roasted peppers, dried fruit and almonds. The ideal appetizer to get the party started!

Get The Recipe
Serrano-Wrapped Fig and Olive Bites
Serrano Ham
Serrano Ham

Try this delicacy from Spain! This favorite ham is prepared in a traditional way by curing the pork. Our GOYA® Serrano Ham comes in thin slices, ready to be enjoyed on its own or as an ingredient to create countless recipes, like our Serrano-Wrapped Fig and Olive Bites.

Delight your guests with this amazing blend of flavors! In this recipe, olives, marinated figs and Manchego cheese are combined and wrapped in GOYA® Serrano Ham slices. Serve these warm snacks with a sweet touch of honey.

Get The Recipe
Spanish Garlic Shrimp
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil

An essential ingredient in your pantry, GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award* for its overall quality. It also offers an intense and fruity flavor, cold-pressed straight from the finest Spanish olive harvests. Try it by preparing the classic and delicious Spanish Garlic Shrimp.

 

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

Enjoy this classic Spanish tapa as an appetizer at your next dinner party. Prepare these exquisite shrimp with chopped garlic, GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Adobo, parsley and some red chili flakes for a spicy touch. They’re delicious and super easy to make!

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Chorizo Croquettes
Chorizo
Chorizo

Prepare a wide variety of dishes with GOYA® Chorizo! This authentic ready-to-eat Spanish sausage has an exquisite texture and is perfectly seasoned with incredible flavor. Pair it with bread, or as an ingredient when making countless recipes, like tasty Chorizo Croquettes.

Celebrate the holidays with some savory croquettes! These delicious tapas have a creamy soft filling made with a béchamel sauce with cheese and delicious GOYA® Chorizo. Cover the filling with breadcrumbs and fry until crispy on the outside. The ideal appetizer to share with family and friends!

Get The Recipe
Spinach and Cheese Empanadas
Discos - Dough for Turnover Pastries for Baking
Discos - Dough for Turnover Pastries for Baking

Prepare delicious and crispy empanadas right at home! GOYA® Discos – Dough for Turnover Pastries for Baking come ready to be filled with your favorite ingredients, no matter if they’re sweet or savory. Just fill and bake! Find them in the frozen section and try them when preparing some delicious Spinach and Cheese Empanadas.

Empanadas are the perfect snack for any celebration. In this easy recipe, GOYA® Discos – Dough for Turnover Pastries for Baking are filled with a delicious mix of sautéed spinach, garlic, olive oil, and two flavorful cheeses. Bake until golden brown and get ready to enjoy every single bite!

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Pan con Tomate
Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Our GOYA® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil has an intense aroma, with notes of herbs and fruits. Enjoy its rich flavor on its own, directly from the bottle, or when preparing our Spanish-Style Tomato Bread – Pan con Tomate recipe. Ranked worldwide among the top five organic olive oils for its overall quality and great taste; it’s also winner of multiple international awards, including the ChefsBest® Excellence Award* for its quality.

 

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

Tomato bread is a favorite tapa from Spain that is not only delicious, it’s also easy to make. In this traditional recipe, ciabatta bread is smeared with a rich blend of regular or organic GOYA® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, garlic, and then toasted in the oven. Once the bread is browned, add garlic and grate the tomato, a pinch of salt, and that's it!

Get The Recipe
Grilled Octopus and Chorizo Skewers with Pomegranate Salsa
Octopus in Olive Oil
Octopus in Olive Oil

Prepare the most delicious dishes with octopus in a snap! Our GOYA® Octopus in Olive Oil, imported from Spain, is tender and flavorful; you will also love how convenient it is since it’s already cooked and cut into small pieces, ready to be part of your recipes. Enjoy it at your next celebration by preparing some delicious Grilled Octopus and Chorizo Skewers with Pomegranate Salsa.

Treat everyone at the table with these fantastic skewers! To prepare this fabulous recipe, tender and convenient GOYA® Octopus in Olive Oil is placed on skewers with chorizo, then quickly grilled. Serve with a fresh and colorful salsa made with lemon juice, pomegranate, crispy cucumber, red onion, cilantro and a drizzle of olive oil.

Get The Recipe
Chipotle Deviled Eggs
Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce
Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce

Give your holiday recipes a spicy touch with the fantastic GOYA® Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce. They have a smoky and spicy flavor that make them the ideal ingredient to add a unique flavor to any dish. Try them when you make our Chipotle Deviled Eggs.

A Latin-inspired appetizer! Be the star at your next party when you make this classic recipe with a twist by adding a touch of GOYA® Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce. The peppers and its sauce are paired with cooked egg yolk and mayonnaise, to create a delicious creamy and spicy filling. Delicious!

Get The Recipe
Crispy Chickpeas
Chick Peas
Chick Peas

Tender GOYA® Chick Peas are a favorite ingredient for many recipes. In addition to their creamy taste, they are nutritious and versatile, and winners of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award* for its overall quality. Use them in countless recipes such as salads, chilis, stews, dips, soups, or to create our delicious Crispy Chickpeas appetizer.

 

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

A crispy, delicious and super easy appetizer! To prepare them, simply mix GOYA® Chick Peas with GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, smoked paprika, and Adobo; then roast until crispy. They’re the perfect snack for any celebration. They’re so good you won’t be able to stop eating them!

Get The Recipe
Small White Beans on Garlic Toasts
Low Sodium Small White Beans
Low Sodium Small White Beans

You will fall in love with these flavorful beans, which are prepared with sea salt and less sodium than the original version. They’re ideal for making soups, chilis, stews, or rice recipes. You can also use them to prepare this delicious appetizer: Small White Beans on Garlic Toasts.

Delight everyone with this fantastic appetizer! In this simple recipe, GOYA® Low Sodium Small White Beans are sautéed with GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil, lemon juice, garlic and spices. Serve on crispy toast covered with garlic, and enjoy!

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Surullitos – Puerto Rican Corn Sticks
Fine Yellow Corn Meal
Fine Yellow Corn Meal

Prepare countless dishes with the delicious flavor of GOYA® Fine Yellow Corn Meal. It’s a key ingredient to create fantastic traditional desserts, breads and snacks. Try it when making Surullitos to enjoy a classic Puerto Rican appetizer.

Celebrate with this classic, delicious Puerto Rican appetizer. Start by making a quick dough using GOYA® Fine Yellow Corn Meal and adding cheese, then roll into cigar shapes and fry. Serve with a classic mixture of ketchup and mayonnaise. They will be a hit!

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Alcapurrias – Stuffed Yuca Fritters
Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos
Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos

These fantastic Spanish olives are a must-try! In addition to being delicious, GOYA® Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos are winners of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award* for their quality. Serve them as is, or use them in a variety of dishes like the traditional Alcapurrias – Stuffed Yuca Fritters.

 

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

Alcapurrias are a fantastic snack and a Puerto Rican favorite. They are prepared with cassava dough, stuffed with perfectly seasoned pork and cooked with GOYA® Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos. These fritters will be the perfect appetizer to get any party started!

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