5 recipes with Iberian ham

In this post we will show you 5  recipes with Iberian ham from the Mediterranean diet.
As we have already told you in some previous post, Iberian ham is perfect to eat accompanied by a good wine. But, apart from eating it cut into thin slices, there are several recipes with ham that you can make with this ingredient to fill your meals with flavor.

Peas with ham and egg

This peas with ham recipe is ideal, since it is full of healthy proteins. In addition, it is very simple to make it and you will not have to spend much time.
The ingredients you need are:

  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 onion
  • Iberian Ham
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 400 gr of peas
  • Black pepper
  • Salt
  • Bay leaves
  • 1 egg per person

These amounts are for two people.
Add olive oil in a pot and once it is hot, add the chopped onion and garlic. When everything is brown, add the Iberian ham and cover the pot for 2 minutes. Then add 2 glasses of water and add the peas and the bay leaves. When the water starts to boil, add salt and black pepper to taste and wait 10 minutes. Finally, add the eggs and cover the pot until the egg yolk is well made.

Guisantes con jamón

Huevos al plato

This recipe is also quite simple, and it is also very practical for these days when you can’t spend too much time waiting until the food is ready. For this recipe you need:

  • Potatoes
  • Green peas
  • Egg
  • Fried tomato
  • Iberian Ham
  • Grated cheese

First, you must peel and cut the potatoes into squares and cook them. You can fry them or bake them; it depends on the taste of each person. In a baking dish, add some fried tomato and place the fries on top along with the peas. The amounts of peas will depend on each person. Add the Iberian ham and grated cheese on top. Finally, add one egg per person. Put the container into the oven, previously preheated to 180º and leave it until the cheese is au gratin and the egg is well made.

Dieta mediterránea

Ham and Melon brochettes

This recipe may be somewhat strange, but we assure you that once you try it you will not be able to stop eating it. In addition, it is ideal as a snack for family meals or meetings with friends. You will only need:

  • Iberian Ham
  • Cheese
  • Grapes
  • Melon

Cut the melon in bites and wrap it in the Iberian ham. Take a brochette and start adding the ingredients alternating each of them. In other words, add a piece of melon wrapped in ham, a grape, cheese, and so on.
As simple as that.


Toast with tomato and Iberian ham

This recipe is very typical for breakfast in Spain and for Mediterranean diet, although it is also true that you can also make it to accompany a meal. It is very simple, and you will not need much time to do it. The ingredients are:

  • Bread
  • Tomato
  • Olive oil
  • Iberian Ham

Cut the bread into slices and place them with a toaster. Once hot, cut the natural tomato in half and place it over the bread, rubbing so that all the flavor remains. Add some olive oil and some slices of Iberian ham.

Pan con tomate

Salmorejo with ham and egg bites

Salmorejo is a famous creamy cold tomato soup. This recipe is perfect to refresh our summer days, although it can also be enjoyed in winter. To make the salmorejo recipe with ham and egg bites you will need:

  • 1 kg of tomato
  • 200 gr of bread
  • 150 ml of olive oil
  • Garlic to taste
  • Salt
  • Hard-boiled egg
  • Iberian Ham

Add in a bowl the diced tomato, crushed bread, garlic and oil and beat them all very well until we see that there are no clumps. To make sure of this, you can also strain it once you have everything crushed. Add a little of salmorejo’s recipe in bowls and add chopped hard-boiled egg and Iberian ham bites.

Receta salmorejo
Once you try these 5 recipes with Iberian ham from the Mediterranean diet, you can’t be able to stop eating them.

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