Here we go with 5 easy and healty ideas to prepare fast Spanish dishes and Basque tapas. Having some high quality canned fish in store is always a good idea!
1) Grilled vegetables with Olasagasti White tuna.
Hands-on time: 5 min. Cooking time: 1 hour. Serves: 2/3
1/4 of broccoli
1 big aubergine
1 big red pepper
1 white onion
1 tin of Olasagasti White Tuna (Bonito del Norte) (270g)
Extra Virgin Olive Oil and a pinch of salt.
Cut the vegetables in four (you can decide whether to peel them or not) . Grill in oven for 1 hour with some olive oil and salt. Serve in a dish (at room temperature or just warm) together with the contents of the tin.
2) Spring vegetables with wild rice and Olasagasti Anchovy fillets
Hands-on time: 5 min. Cooking time: 40 min. Serves: 2
100 g of wild rice
Boil the rice and keep warm. Cut the vegetables in halves. Either cook them separately in a frying pan with extra virgin olive oil until they are done or roast them in the oven for 40 min at 200º. Divide the preparation in two bowls and top with the Anchovy fillets just before eating.
3) A tipical tapa from San Sebastian: Pintxo Donostiarra
Hands-on time: 10 min. Serves: 5/6
Join a piece of each ingredient with a toothpick to form the tapa as in the photograph. Prepare at least 2 per person.
4) Grilled asparagus with tuna
Hands-on time: 2 min. Cooking time: 6 minutes. Serves: 4
Take the stalks off and clean the asparagus (8 per person). Grill them until they become brown, add a pinch of salt and serve them in a dish together with huge pieces of Olasagasti tuna.
5) A fresh Tuna Salad
Hands-on time: 6 min. Serves: 2
1 jar of Olasagasti Bonito del Norte (190 g)
1 spring onion
1 big tomato
1/2 green pepper
1 small carrot
A few grains of corn
Mixed lettuce leaves
Extra virgin olive oil, salt and vinegar
Clean the vegetebles, cut them into pieces and put into a bowl. Add the grains of corn, dress and toss, then decorate with big dice of Olasagasti White Tuna (Bonito del Norte).
The cooked vegetables can be prepared the day before and kept cool. Then serve together with some slices of bread from a traditional loaf and a cool glass of wine.