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The ingredients arranged on a large wood cutting board and displayed on a blue table.

Tapas Platter

This is a fun and easy tapas platter to put together for your next holiday party, or for a last minute cocktail party.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Spanish
Keyword tapas
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 685kcal
Author Elizabeth


  • 3.75 ounce can Sardines in Extra Virgin Olive Oil two layer 12-22 Fish, drained
  • 4 ounces Prosciutto sliced
  • 3 ounces Serrano Ham sliced
  • 4 ounces Tavern Ham sliced and cut into halves or quarters
  • 3 ounces Chorizo Spanish style dry cured sausage – sliced thin
  • 3 ounces Salami sliced – we used an herb crusted salami
  • 4 ounces Manchego or Iberico Cheese sliced
  • 4 ounces Cheddar or other favorite cheese cubed
  • 1 cup Spanish Olives pitted
  • 1 cup Redskin Spanish Peanuts
  • 8 ounces Fig Spread
  • 2 cups Green Grapes keep the stems on
  • 1 loaf Crusty Bread sliced thin


  • You will also need: A small plate or shallow bowl, 3 small bowls, a large platter or cutting board
  • Place the olives, peanuts and the fig spread in separate bowls. Place the sardines in a small plate or shallow bowl.
  • Arrange the sardines, and the bowls of olives, nuts and fig spread on the platter. Leave ample space between them.
  • Then arrange the meats and the iberico or manchego cheese on the platter, cover most of the large space.
  • Fill in the gaps with bunches of grapes, cheese cubes and bread slices. Place the items close together but not overlapping too much so they’re easy to access.
  • Add the remaining bread to a basket and set it nearby.


Calories: 685kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1560mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 326IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 364mg | Iron: 4mg