1. Pintxo Tortilla
- 5 (1/2-inch) slices of baguette
- 6 eggs
- 2 large potatoes
- 1/2 onion
- 1/4 red bell pepper
- 5 tbs. Spanish Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Alioli Sauce
- Toothpicks, for serving
In an oiled frying pan, sauté the red bell pepper, potatoes, and onions on low heat.
Crack the eggs into a bowl; then add the pepper, potatoes, and onions from the pan. Mix it all together.
Pour everything into a skillet or nonstick pan, cover it with a lid and cook for 5 minutes over low heat.
Flip it over, cook for 2 more minutes, and let the tortilla slide off the pan onto a plate. Cut it into slices
Spread a thin layer of Alioli Sauce on the baguette slice, place 1 slice of tortilla, put a toothpick (Pintxo is the Spanish word for thorn) in each of them.
2. Sardine, Piquillo Pepper, and Manchego cheese
- 12 (1/2-inch) slices of baguette
- 1/4 cup Spanish Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 medium clove garlic, cut in half
- Whole Confitted Piquillo Peppers
- Award-Winning Sardines in Olive Oil, drained
- 12 toothpicks, for serving
Brush both sides of the baguette slices with olive oil, then place them on a baking sheet. Lightly toast the bread directly under the broiler until golden brown, 30-seconds to 1 minute per side.
Remove the bread from the broiler and rub the top of each baguette slice with the cut side of the garlic.
Secure each topped baguette slice with a toothpick and serve immediately.
3. Tuna and Potato with Alioli
- 3 tablespoons Spanish Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1/4 cup minced red bell pepper
- 1/4 cup minced green bell pepper
- 1/4 cup minced white onion
- 2 Bonito Del Norte, drained
- 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 1 medium Yukon Gold potato
- Twelve 1/2-inch-thick baguette slices, toasted
- Alioli Sauce, for spreading
- 6 Pickled cucumber, halved lengthwise
- Kosher salt
In a medium bowl, mix the bell peppers with the onion, canola oil, vinegar, and a generous pinch each of salt and pepper. Cover the bowl with cling wrap paper and let it stand at room temperature for 1 hour.
In a saucepan, cover the potato with water and bring to a boil. Add a generous pinch of salt and simmer over moderate heat until tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain and cool; peel and thinly slice.
4. Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion
- 3 teaspoons Spanish Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 All-Natural Onion Confit Jar
- 1/2 tablespoon Winner Aged Balsamic Vinegar
- 12 slices of French baguette 1/2-inch thick
- 1 packet 4 oz of chevre goat cheese
- 12 toothpicks, for serving
Heat the oven to 325°F (160°C). Brush the olive oil on the baguette slices and place them on a baking tray. Top each one of them with a large slice of goat cheese and bake for 5 minutes or until lightly toasted.
5. Sobrasada Pintxo With Honey and Manchego Cheese
- 1 Iberico Spreadable Chorizo
- Premium Italian Black Truffle Honey
- 1 wedge Manchego cheese
- 12 Slices of French baguette 1/2-inch thick
- Parsley for decoration
Spread the sobrasada on the top of each slice of baguette. Try to spread it through the whole bread.
Cut thin slices of the Manchego cheese and put them on top of the honey.
Preheat the oven to 180°F. Put the pintxos on a tray and cook them till the cheese melts down, be aware not to burn them. Decorate with parsley and eat them warm.