Spanish-Style Chicken Stew

Spanish-Style Chicken Stew “A thick, spicy and warming stew for the coldest of winter evenings.” Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 red onions, cut into 1-inch cubes 3 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1 (28 ounce) can Italian plum tomatoes 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans 2 cups water 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes salt and pepper to taste 2 carrots, cut into chunks 1 potato, cubed 4 chicken thighs 4 ounces Spanish chorizo sausage, casing removed, sliced 1/4-inch thick (see note) Directions Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in onions and … Continue reading Spanish-Style Chicken Stew


Titaina Ingredients 2 tablespoons pine nuts 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes, drained 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, drained 1/2 teaspoon white sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 pinch ground nutmeg salt and pepper to taste Directions Toast the pine nuts in a dry skillet over medium heat for about 5 minutes, or until fragrant. Remove from heat, and set aside to cool. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the red and green … Continue reading Titaina

Avocado and Tuna Tapas

Avocado and Tuna Tapas Recipe By:La Cocina de Redondita “Living in Spain I have come across a literal plethora of tapas. This is a light, healthy tapa that goes best with crisp white wines and crunchy bread. This recipe is great for experimenting with a variety of different vegetables, spices, and vinegars.” Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) can solid white tuna packed in water, drained 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 3 green onions, thinly sliced, plus additional for garnish 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1 dash balsamic vinegar black pepper to taste 1 pinch garlic salt, or to taste 2 ripe avocados, halved … Continue reading Avocado and Tuna Tapas

Spanish Octopus

Spanish Octopus Recipe By:Chef John “Above and beyond the ingredients, the cooking method, or should I say methods, couldn’t be easier. As long as you braise it gently on low heat, until just tender, and then give it a nice sear before serving, you should be in great shape. This smoky braised octopus is great served with crusty roasted potatoes.” Ingredients 1 yellow onion, coarsely chopped 3 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 1 large bay leaf 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked Spanish paprika 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup white wine Octopus: 1 (1 pound) piece Spanish … Continue reading Spanish Octopus

Spanish Flan/Ispaniškas desertas „Flan“

I found this recipe on a beautiful blog and decided to share with you Enjoy Lithuanian in the USA Lithuanian girl’s recipes and life in the USAby lithuanianintheusa {3 little flans} Ingredients: 3 eggs 250 ml milk 3 tbsp. granulated sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract {caramel} 3 tbsp. sugar 2 tbsp. water Preparation: First prepare the caramel. In a pan pour the sugar and water, boil over a medium heat until it boils, then boil it for about 5-10 minutes, until caramel gets brown color. Just don’t overheat that the caramel wouldn’t get bitter taste and burn. When the caramel … Continue reading Spanish Flan/Ispaniškas desertas „Flan“

Ranchero Sauce

Ranchero Sauce Ingredients 1 green bell pepper 1 red bell pepper  1 poblano pepper  1 dried guajillo chile  1 dried pasilla chile  3 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil  3 medium Spanish onions, coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons ground cumin  2 teaspoons chili powder  1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably Mexican 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme  1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon kosher salt 6 to 8 garlic cloves, sliced Two 28-ounce cans chopped tomatoes  Two 6-ounce cans chopped green chiles  1 tablespoon sugar  Directions On a gas range or under a broiler, roast the green, red and poblano peppers until well … Continue reading Ranchero Sauce

Simple Spicy Salsa

Simple Spicy Salsa Prep 15 m Cook 15 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:romanfresco “A simple salsa recipe that I received from a friend. Great for parties and football games. Optional: cover the bowl with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour to allow the flavors to mix.” Ingredients 1 jalapeno pepper, or more to taste 1 serrano pepper 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice 1/2 white onion, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Bring a small saucepan of water to a boil. Poke a few holes into the … Continue reading Simple Spicy Salsa

Tomato Salsa

Tomato Salsa Prep 30 m Cook 1 h Ready In 2 h 30 m Recipe By:Cindy Sharp “I have tried several different recipes for salsa and this is the one my family and friends like the best. I have given it to a lot of people who all loved it!” Ingredients 5 pounds Roma tomatoes 3 green bell peppers, diced 8 stalks celery, chopped 8 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced 2 tablespoons white sugar 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 (4 ounce) cans diced green chiles 3 tablespoons salt 2 tablespoons dried oregano 1 tablespoon ground black pepper 3 onions, chopped … Continue reading Tomato Salsa

Green Salsa

Green Salsa Prep 20 m Ready In 20 m Recipe By:BOYS1 “A tasty and tangy salsa that may be used for cooking or on top of Mexican-style foods! Adjust the amount of jalapeno to taste.” Ingredients 8 tomatillos, husked 3 shallots 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded salt to taste Directions In a food processor, place tomatillos, shallots, garlic, green chile peppers, cilantro, jalapeno pepper and salt. Using the pulse setting, coarsely chop. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until serving. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED … Continue reading Green Salsa

Rockin’ Salsa

Rockin’ Salsa Prep 45 m Cook 3 h 20 m Ready In 6 h 5 m Recipe By:Tami “This is a recipe I came up with by combining two of my favorite recipes into one awesome recipe. You can make this salsa as hot as you want by adding more peppers.” Ingredients 1 red onion, chopped 1 white onion, chopped 1 yellow onion, chopped 6 pounds fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped 2 banana peppers, chopped 3 green bell peppers, chopped 3 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste 1/2 cup white vinegar 2 tablespoons garlic powder 1 1/2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon … Continue reading Rockin’ Salsa