Arroz Con Pollo
This one-pot recipe for Arroz Con Pollo, which is great for a crowd, comes from Martha's book One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More. It's made with bone-in fatty chicken thighs, pimiento-stuffed green olives, chopped tomatoes, saffron threads, and bay leaves.
You don't need a special paella pan to make this easy take on the classic Spanish dish. Use a wide, shallow saute pan with a lid. Chicken sausage and shrimp star in this one-pan dinner.
Normandy-Style Pork Stew
Inexpensive pork shoulder becomes meltingly tender after a low-and-slow braise in an elixir of dry cider and broth in this stew that's inspired by the pot roasts from the Basque region of Spain that marry pork, apples, and hard cider. This stew will bring the magic of fall right to your home kitchen.
Spicy Mussels and Chorizo
Sweet, plump mussels are steamed in a sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, red chile flakes, and wine; chorizo, a Spanish sausage, adds extra heat.
Tomato, Feta, and Red Pepper Cazuela
In this easy tapas-inspired appetizer, creamy feta cheese is topped with a mix of red peppers, lemon zest, olives, and the juiciest tomatoes you can find. Let everything meld together, then warm it up in the oven and serve with toasted pita, naan, or lavash to sop it all up.
Croquettes with Serrano Ham and Manchego Cheese
Croquettes are adorned with parsley for these bite-size appetizers.
Arroz Con Pollo
The bold flavors of saffron, bay leaves, and garlic infuse Valencia rice, a Spanish variety perfect for slow-cooked dishes and the traditional base for paella. Here, the grains are cooked up with golden-brown chicken thighs and garnished with pimiento-stuffed olives. Saffron gives the rice its warm yellow hue.