Spanish Tapas Platter

Spanish Tapas Platter


Spanish Tapas Platter

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Filled with an assortment of Spanish snacks, this colorful party platter is the perfect appetizer to get any holiday party started.

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Marinated Olives:

1 jar (9.5 oz.)

GOYA® Perdigon Manzanilla Spanish Olives, drained and rinsed

1 jar (6.75 oz.)

GOYA® Manzanilla Spanish Olives, drained and rinsed

1 jar (6.75 oz.)

GOYA® Plain Queen Spanish Olives, drained and rinsed




garlic cloves, thinly sliced


sprigs fresh thyme


bay leaf

¼ tsp.

crushed red pepper

¼ cup

Marcona almonds, toasted (optional)

Platter/ board:

2 packages (4 oz.)

GOYA® Serrano Ham

1 package (8.8 oz.)


GOYA® Fancy Pimientos or GOYA® Roasted Pimientos, sliced


small bunch each red and green grapes

½ cup

dried apricots

½ cup

toasted almonds

½ cup

cherry tomatoes


fresh figs, halved

baguette, sliced, optional

breadstick twists, optional

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Marinated Olives:

Step 1

Transfer olives to medium ceramic or terra cotta serving dish; set aside. Using vegetable peeler, remove half of peel from lemon (yellow part only). Add lemon peel, olive oil, sherry vinegar, garlic, thyme, bay leaf and crushed red peppers to small skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until oil begins to bubble, about 5 minutes. Pour warm oil mixture over olives; stir to combine. Let olives cool to room temperature; cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, or up to 1 week.) Stir almonds into olive mixture, if desired; serve at room temperature.


Step 2

On large board or platter, arrange Marinated Olives recipe, sliced chorizo, Serrano ham, cheese, baguette, breadsticks, stuffed olives, fancy pimientos, grapes, dried apricots, almonds, cherry tomatoes and figs.

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