30-Minute Meals: Tapas Edition!

These bites, inspired by Spanish tapas, are great go-to party recipes in this season of snacking with friends. To turn them into a meal, cook several kinds or make one and add a salad and crusty bread.
By Rachael Ray ,

Serrano Ham–Wrapped Prawns

Photography by Armando Rafael

"My mom came up with pancetta-wrapped prawns decades ago, and it was the first 30-minute meal I ever taught! This one uses Serrano ham instead of pancetta." —Rach

Try our Serrano Ham–Wrapped Prawns

Brussels with Chorizo

Photography by Armando Rafael

Try our Brussels with Chorizo

Cauliflower Steaks with Romesco Sauce

Photography by Armando Rafael

Try our Cauliflower Steaks with Romesco Sauce

Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp)

Photography by Armando Rafael

"A truffle shaver gets your garlic nice and thin. And it's better than using a razor blade like Paulie in GoodFellas!" —Rach

Watch & Learn

Photography by Armando Rafael

Save those shrimp shells! Cook them in oil or broth for a few minutes, strain, and then use the juices to add a hit of flavor to sauces, soups, or risottos.

Try our Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp)

Stuffed Tomatoes with Serrano & Manchego

Photography by Armando Rafael

"Stuffed tomatoes are also a beautiful side dish for steak night." —Rach

Try our Stuffed Tomatoes with Serrano & Manchego

Watch & Learn

Photography by Armando Rafael

Use a spoon to scoop out the center of the tomato, leaving a 1/4-inch border. Line with the ham and stuff with the breadcrumbs.

Crispy Eggplant with Honey & Rosemary

Photography by Armando Rafael

Try our Crispy Eggplant with Honey & Rosemary

Albondigas (Spanish Meatballs with Beef, Pork & Ham)

Photography by Armando Rafael

Try our Albondigas (Spanish Meatballs with Beef, Pork & Ham)

Drunken Mushrooms

Photography by Armando Rafael

Try our Drunken Mushrooms

Crispy Fried-Cod Bites

Photography by Armando Rafael

Try our Crispy Fried-Cod Bites

Chicken with Chorizo & Olives

Photography by Armando Rafael

"This is a fabulous potluck-friendly dish. Or just slap these babies on some bread for an awesome sandwich!" —Rach

Try our Chicken with Chorizo & Olives

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