Easy Tapas Recipes

Baked Ham and Cheese Party Sandwiches
Baked Ham and Cheese Party Sandwiches

Baked Ham and Cheese Party Sandwiches

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Mini rolls stuffed with deli ham and melted Swiss cheese are baked with a savory poppyseed-mustard sauce for an easy, tasty little bite or appetizer.
Grilled Marinated Shrimp
Grilled Marinated Shrimp

Grilled Marinated Shrimp

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This makes the best shrimp! Remove from skewers and serve on a bed of pasta with sauce for a great meal.
Mini Ham And Cheese Rolls
Mini Ham And Cheese Rolls

Mini Ham And Cheese Rolls

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These savory sandwiches--made with storebought dinner rolls--turn rich and flavorful when drizzled with a buttery onion topping just before baking.
Spanish Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo)
Spanish Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo)

Spanish Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo)

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If you like Spanish tapas, shrimp, and garlic, then Chef John's gambas al ajillo recipe has you covered, delivering smoky shrimp cloaked in a garlic-infused olive oil sauce in minutes.
Sausage-Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers
Sausage-Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers

Sausage-Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers

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A perfect, snappy bite of sausage stuffed into a pickled pepper will give your taste buds an explosion of flavor. These are such easy appetizers to make.
Avocado and Tuna Tapas
Avocado and Tuna Tapas

Avocado and Tuna Tapas

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Avocado halves are filled with a tangy tuna salad in this Spanish tapa. This is a light, healthy tapa that goes best with crisp white wines and crunchy bread.
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Blue Cheese
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Blue Cheese

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Blue Cheese

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Grilled portobello mushrooms filled with blue cheese are a rich pizza topper or side dish to grilled steak and asparagus.
Antojitos Minis
Antojitos Minis

Antojitos Minis

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These little Mexican inspired appetizers are easy to prepare and the many ingredients may be varied according to taste. Try layering the cheeses and vegetables in different variations for a colorful and exciting platter.
Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spinach with Garbanzo Beans)
Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spinach with Garbanzo Beans)

Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spinach with Garbanzo Beans)

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This recipe can be eaten as a side dish or as a light meal. It's great with a grilled pork chop and some crusty bread. Its origins date back to North African cultures and is one of the very popular choices of tapas in Seville's bars.
Chef John's Patatas Bravas
Chef John's Patatas Bravas

Chef John's Patatas Bravas

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Patatas Bravas is a classic Spanish dish of fried potato cubes served with a spicy dipping sauce. Serve them up as a crowd-pleasing appetizer or side dish.
Mahi Mahi Ceviche
Mahi Mahi Ceviche

Mahi Mahi Ceviche

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Mahi mahi is "cooked" in a citrus marinade and mixed with orange, radish, cucumber, and cilantro in Chef John's recipe for mahi mahi ceviche.
Antipasto on a Stick
Antipasto on a Stick

Antipasto on a Stick

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Salami, mozzarella cheese, artichoke hearts, and olives are threaded on a toothpick and drizzled with olive oil for an Italian-inspired antipasto-on-a-stick appetizer.
Potato and Chorizo Mini Quiches
Potato and Chorizo Mini Quiches

Potato and Chorizo Mini Quiches

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These mini quiches are a great party snacks. Filled with spicy chorizo, potatoes, and cheese, they can be garnished with garlic mayonnaise and fresh chives.
Tomato and Mozzarella Bites
Tomato and Mozzarella Bites

Tomato and Mozzarella Bites

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A great way to serve caprese salad as an appetizer!
Eyes of Ox (Ojos de Buey)
Eyes of Ox (Ojos de Buey)

Eyes of Ox (Ojos de Buey)

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These simple Venezuelan treats consist of nothing more than prunes wrapped in bacon before being baked to crispy deliciousness.
Portuguese Roll-Ups
Portuguese Roll-Ups

Portuguese Roll-Ups

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The bacon and dates in this simple yet elegant appetizer are wonderful together! My cousin whose husband was stationed in Portugal served these to rave reviews and so have I for 40 years! They are as easy as pie with only 2 ingredients and quick preparation time using round toothpicks.
Tortilla Espanola
Tortilla Espanola

Tortilla Espanola

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A Spanish tortilla is an egg omelet full of potatoes and onion, started on the stove and finished in the oven. It makes a great light supper, and it's perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or even cold.
Prosciutto e Melone on a Stick
Prosciutto e Melone on a Stick

Prosciutto e Melone on a Stick

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Prosciutto and cantaloupe are thread on a bamboo toothpick with red and green grapes creating a colorful and delicious appetizer!
Jen's Mini Ham and Cheese Rolls
Jen's Mini Ham and Cheese Rolls

Jen's Mini Ham and Cheese Rolls

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These toasted little ham and cheese rolls are perfect appetizers for parties. They are brushed with a butter and honey mustard glaze for a savory sweet flavor.
Bacon Stuffed Avocados
Bacon Stuffed Avocados

Bacon Stuffed Avocados

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Avocado halves are filled with crumbled bacon and topped with a sweet and savory sauce creating a memorable appetizer.
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