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Tapas Platter

Photo: Tina Rupp
Yield 6 servings
Talk about variety: The Spanish tradition of nibbling just a bit from several dishes is a great way to satisfy your appetite.


  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Manchego cheese, cut in 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup whole roasted almonds
  • 1 cup assorted ripe olives
  • Minted Chutney-Roasted Peppers
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced Serrano ham (dry-cured Spanish ham) or prosciutto

Nutrition Information

  • calories 278
  • fat 22 g
  • satfat 6 g
  • monofat 9 g
  • polyfat 4 g
  • protein 15 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 30 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 837 mg
  • calcium 265 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place cheese, almonds, olives, and Minted Chutney-Roasted Peppers in separate small bowls. (Be sure to have an empty bowl on hand for olive pits).

  2. Fan ham in overlapping slices on a plate.

  3. Give guests small plates, or place all bowls on a single tray (ham may be placed directly on tray, along with flatbread for peppers). Serve with toothpicks.