Host Christmas Eve dinner at home with one of these Spanish Christmas Recipes. These holiday meals are sure to please your guests.

Host Christmas Eve dinner at home with one of these Spanish Christmas Recipes. These holiday meals are sure to please your guests. These traditional Spanish Christmas Food are easy to make and make the addition to your Christmas dinner. During your Christmas feast include tapas, main course, and a dessert. Make sure to add in your favorite cocktails and coffee. #christmasonadime #spanishchristmasrecipes #christmasspanishrecipes
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Christmas Spanish Recipes

Gather your friends and family this holiday season with one of these Christmas meals. Add one of these recipes to your Christmas menu and include your favorite Christmas sweets.

These traditional Spanish Christmas Food are easy to make and make the addition to your Christmas dinner. During your Christmas feast include tapas, main course, and a dessert. Make sure to add in your favorite cocktails and coffee.

We love to enjoy Roast lamb, clams, and mussels for our Christmas meal. These recipes will help you try something new this year with these simple recipes.

Spanish Christmas Food Recipes

Enjoy these 29 different Spanish Recipes for your Christmas dinner. Make sure to include Sopa de Galets, Mantecados, and Shrimp. Entremeses is also a delicious addition to your meal.

1. Turron de Alicante

This is a traditional candy that is enjoyed during the Christmas holidays. The smell of the honey and almonds cooking makes your home smell amazing.

This is a typical Spanish Christmas desserts that is always a family favorite.

Turron de Alicante
Flavored with honey and marcona almonds, this sweet, crunchy nougat is traditionally broken with a mallet and enjoyed during Christmas.
Turron de Alicante

2. Arroz con Leche

This creamy and delicious rice with milk is made with simple ingredients. This is a common dessert that enjoyed in Spain. We enjoy it through Christmas and all year long.

Arroz con Leche
This arroz con leche recipe is the perfect blend of cinnamon, sugar, and silky Spanish rice.
Arroz con Leche

3. Ham, Cheese, and Chorizo with Bread Appetizer

If you are looking for a last minute appetizer for your Spanish Christmas dinners. It is easy to put together and always a family favorite. Feel free to use different types of sausages, cured ham croquettes, cheese, or bread.

Ham, Cheese, and Chorizo with Bread Appetizer
This is a simple, but delicious appetizer or tapa that everyone enjoys. It involves very little or no cooking, and you can put it together at the last minute.
Ham, Cheese, and Chorizo with Bread Appetizer

4. Croquetas de Jamon

This lightly breaded appetizer are sure to be hit this holiday. The are breaded with egg yolks, flour and milk. Crispy on the outside and a delicious creamy center.

Make sure to dice the ham finely for the best results. Delicious and easy to make appetizer.

Croquetas de Jamon
These small, lightly breaded, and fried béchamel fritters include delicious Spanish cured ham, and they aren't hard to re-create at home.
Croquetas de Jamon

5. Spanish Deviled Eggs (Huevos Rellenos)

Change up your deviled eggs recipe with these Spanish Deviled eggs. They are delicious and made with two key ingredients. Surprise your guest this holiday with a twist to their classic recipe.

Spanish Deviled Eggs (Huevos Rellenos)
To make these Spanish Deviled eggs you’ll only need two key ingredients; tuna and eggs. The other ingredients can be substituted and in some cases completely eliminated.
Spanish Deviled Eggs (Huevos Rellenos)

6. Tortilla de Patatas

You can’t go wrong with this delicious recipe. This recipe is made with eggs and potatoes to make something similar to a omelet. You will love the flavor and the perfect to start the day with.

Tortilla de Patatas
This tortilla de patatas only calls for 3 main ingredients; onion, potatoes, and eggs, so you shouldn’t have any problem finding them.
Tortilla de Patatas

7. Spanish-Style Grilled Prawns

This Grilled Prawns are sure to please your family. They are loaded with flavor and take less than 20 minutes to make. The Spanish flavor makes it worth the time to add seafood to your Spanish style meal.

Spanish-Style Grilled Prawns
Keep in mind that the cooking and preparing time of this recipe takes less than 20 minutes, so making them the same day shouldn’t be a problem.
Spanish-Style Grilled Prawns

8. Spanish Leek and Celery Soup Recipe

You will love this simple soup recipe. The creamy broth is always a family favorite and the ingredients are easy to find at the store. Save time and money this holiday and make this delicious soup.

Spanish Leek and Celery Soup Recipe
Not only that it is very easy to do, but it is also cheap so you will save money and time doing it.
Spanish Leek and Celery Soup Recipe

9. Coca de recapte

Christmas in Spain is celebrated until January 6th. So enjoy these flatbreads from November until January for a traditional Spanish recipe.

Coca de recapte
Cocas are leavened flatbreads that are cooked in a hot oven. Yes, they are similar to pizza, but never tell a Catalan that their coca is a pizza!
Coca de recapte

10. Spanish Potato Salad (Ensalada Rusa)

This Spanish potato salad is loaded with many different ingredients. Top the potato salad with mayo, asparagus, and olives. This is a tasty dish that is loved by all.

Spanish Potato Salad (Ensalada Rusa)
Boiled, peeled potatoes cut into chunks and dressed with mayonnaise. Then, tuna, cooked carrots and peas, boiled egg, and roasted red peppers are mixed in. Then decorated with a layer of mayonnaise and white asparagus, red pepper, and olives.
Spanish Potato Salad (Ensalada Rusa)

11. Succulent Spanish Roast Suckling Pig (Cochinillo Asado)

This is a traditional Spanish recipe that is a must for all your Spanish Christmas dinners.

Succulent Spanish Roast Suckling Pig (Conchinillo Asado)
The only equipment that you need is a large cooking tray of any kind and a working oven.
Succulent Spanish Roast Suckling Pig (Conchinillo Asado)

12. Chicken in Almond Sauce (Pollo en pepitoria)

This chicken is juicy and flavorful thanks to the almond sauce. This is traditional Spanish recipe that is loved by all.

Chicken in Almond Sauce (Pollo en pepitoria)
The pepitoria is a poultry-based recipe that makes the chicken much juicier, less fibrous, and way quicker to cook.
Chicken in Almond Sauce (Pollo en pepitoria)

13. Authentic Spanish Seafood Paella Recipe

If you love serving seafood for your Spanish Christmas dinner, then make this dish. It is loaded with flavor and it can be made in a one pot meal.

Authentic Spanish Seafood Paella Recipe
Make sure you use high-quality ingredients to make a great paella, fresh seafood, Spanish round rice, and Spanish saffron. And make sure your paella has Socarrat, the beautiful slightly burnt rice at the bottom of the pan.
Authentic Spanish Seafood Paella Recipe

14. Sopa de mariscos

This soup is loaded with flavor and has a tomato sauce base. It is made with many different seafoods that are always a family favorite.

Sopa de mariscos
Ripe tomatoes add freshness and flavor to this succulent Australian Prawns, squid, and fish fillet soup.
Sopa de mariscos

15. Basque Burnt Cheesecake

If you are looking for easy Spanish desserts start with this Cheesecake. You only need 5 simple ingredients and it is bursting with flavor. The texture and taste will have you eating multiple slices.

Basque Burnt Cheesecake
This Basque Burnt Cheesecake recipe literally comes together in 5 minutes using 5 simple ingredients yet has an unbelievable texture and taste, the best Cheesecake I have ever had!
Basque Burnt Cheesecake

16. Spanish Polvorones

If you are serving a traditional Spanish Christmas dinner this holiday, don’t forget these cookies. They are made with amazing texture and flavorful inside.

Spanish Polvorones
Polvorones are traditional Spanish Christmas cookies flavored with almonds and crumbly in texture.
Spanish Polvorones

17. Delicate Spanish Marzipan Recipe

These cookies are always on our dessert table when we have a traditional Spanish dinner. They are easy to make with budget friendly ingredients.

Delicate Spanish Marzipan Recipe
They might look like fancy cookies, but they are cheap and easy to make.
Delicate Spanish Marzipan Recipe

18. Spanish Almond Cake

This cake is easy to make and topped with powdered sugar. We love the almond flavor and it is perfect if you are on a Gluten Free Diet. Grab the ingredients the next time you are at the store for a delicious dessert recipe.

Spanish Almond Cake
This cake doesn't have any type of flour in it, making it a great option for those who practice a gluten-free diet.
Spanish Almond Cake

19. Pestiños

These cinnamon filled desserts are so delicious and easy to make. They have a crispy texture and are always a must for our Spanish Christmas Dessert table. The white wine gives this recipe the best flavor.

Pestiños
These Pestiños pastries are flavored with citrus, wine and cinnamon.
Pestiños

20. Spanish Churros and Chocolate

These Spanish Churros are a must for the holidays. Dip them in melted chocolate and serve with coffee or hot chocolate for an after dinner dessert.

The cinnamon and sugar flavor makes these a holiday favorite.

Spanish Churros and Chocolate
These tiny ribbon treats aren't coated in cinnamon sugar. They're just lovely, perfectly fried pieces of dough to pair with coffee or hot chocolate (should that be your morning beverage of choice).
Spanish Churros and Chocolate

21. Chocolate Coconut Balls (Bolitas De Coco)

These no bake snowballs makes these dessert so amazing. If you love coconut then you need to make these coconut balls. They are bite size and easy to eat with all the other Spanish desserts.

Chocolate Coconut Balls (Bolitas De Coco)
Few ingredients, no oven required and you can have fun rolling the coconut into what looks like little miniature snowballs!
Chocolate Coconut Balls (Bolitas De Coco)

22. Spanish Crema Catalana

This no bake dessert is sure to impress your holiday guest. Serve in a holiday dish and topped with cinnamon for a delicious dessert.

Spanish Crema Catalana
This recipe is as easy as delicious. It’s a no-bake dessert that it’s made to impress.
Spanish Crema Catalana

23. Roscón de Reyes Recipe

This recipe is made with candied fruits for a delicious classic cake. Make this Christmas dessert for a delicious centerpiece that is loved by all.

Roscón de Reyes Recipe
This classic cake is a traditional Christmas dessert that's easy to make and a fun game to play!
Roscón de Reyes Recipe

24. Mountain Snails (Caracoles a la Montañesa)

This dish is made with simple spices for a decadent meal.

Mountain Snails (Caracoles a la Montañesa)
The snails are slowly cooked with pancetta, chorizo, choricero peppers, carrots, onions, brandy, and spices such as cumin and sweet paprika.
Mountain Snails (Caracoles a la Montañesa)

25. Escudella i Carn d’Olla

Make this amazing Spanish meal with garlic and parsley. You will love the flavor and how easy it is to make. It is a giant meatball that is made with easy ingredients. This is a must for your Spanish Christmas Dinner.

Escudella i Carn d’Olla
Its main feature is the “pilotaa gigantic meatball spiced with garlic and parsley.
Escudella i Carn d’Olla

26. Guirlache

Make this delicious recipe with just a few simple ingredients. You will love the flavor and you can easily make it all year long.

Guirlache
It is a sweet that requires 2 to 4 ingredients, is easy to prepare in any home, and can be enjoyed at any time of the year.
Guirlache

27. Chicharron de Cadiz

Top this recipe with fresh lemon and simple spices to make a Traditional Spanish Christmas dish.

Chicharron de Cadiz
They're obtained from the pig’s panceta (bacon) by melting it and extracting the excess fat with chunks of meat mixed with spices such as paprika.
Chicharron de Cadiz

28. Cod Ajoarriero Style

If you love making seafood for your Christmas dinner, this is loaded with Spanish spices. It is made easily with delicious vegetables and simple spices. This cod is cooked in olive oil for a delicious texture.

Cod Ajoarriero Style
This dish is made with various vegetables cooked in olive oil.
Cod Ajoarriero Style

29. Koskera Hake

This rich and decadent dish is made easily in a large pot. Make sure to use quality ingredients for a crowd favorite dish. A delicious spanish seafood soup.

Koskera Hake
With a few quality ingredients and the fish sauce that brings the whole thing together, this recipe is a luxury for the palate!
Koskera Hake

Easy Spanish Recipes:

We love to change up our Christmas dinner by making different recipes. These Spanish Recipes helps to experience recipes how they eat in Spain.

Even it is just trying a Spanish dessert or an appetizer makes it a fun and easy way to incorporate different recipes. The next time you are wanting to try something new, make one of these Spanish Christmas Recipes.

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