5 Must-Try Spanish Dishes

With numerous small cafes, gorgeous restaurants, and noisy bars, Spain is one of the most popular destinations for gastronomes all over the world.

Gazpacho

Gazpacho soup isolated on white. Photo: depositphotos.com

Gazpacho soup isolated on white. Photo: depositphotos.com

Gazpacho is a very rich Mediterranean cold soup. It is made with tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, bread, peppers and cucumbers. All the ingredients are blended until silky smooth, then chilled and poured into bowls or glasses. It is so popular in some regions of Spain that, for example, in Andalucía in southern Spain, people have it almost every day in the summer. And they never get tired of it! Gazpacho is a very summery dish, and it has many variants, often colored in different ways.

Huevos Rotos

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Photo: okdiario.com

It’s no secret that many traditional Spanish dishes contain meat and potatoes. But you will never find anything more delicious made with these ingredients than this dish. Traditional Spanish huevos rotos translates to “broken eggs.” It is served as a plate of fried potatoes covered with over-easy eggs.

Churros con chocolate

deliciuos spanish Churros with hot chocolate

Deliciuos spanish Churros with hot chocolate. Photo: depositphotos.com

Spanish cuisine is rich with numerous extremely delicious desserts. Churros con chocolate is one of the most essential Spanish breakfast favorites. They are really a must-try for anyone visiting Spain as they have become a national breakfast in the country with unbelievable popularity in many Spanish cities. Churros are sweet, deep-fried dough treats. They are soft, long, curved tubes dusted in sugar.

Callos a la Madrileña

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Photo: misthermorecetas.com

It has become extremely popular to eat hot, savory stew in cold weather. This dish has been served in Spain’s bars and taverns for hundreds of years, with the first recipes made in the 16th century! But you should take into account the fact that you can only try this dish in the Spanish capital. Callos a la Madrileña are made with tripe soaked in vinegar and stewed with bay leaves, chorizo and paprika.

Chistorra

Sausages

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Chistorra is a dish made of spicy pork sausages served grilled or fried as tapas. The sausage is richly flavored with garlic, salt, and paprika. All these ingredients give this dish a distinct bright red color. They can be baked, fried or grilled. As with many traditional Spanish dishes, Chistorra is often served as tapas alongside other dishes.

Published: 17/04/2017

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