Banderillas

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Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Serves

    4-6

Appears in

The Forest Feast Mediterranean: Simple Vegetarian Recipes Inspired by My Travels

The Forest Feast Mediterranean

By Erin Gleeson

Published 2019

  • About

Drinks in Spain were often served with something pickled, like these “banderilla” tapas mounted on a long toothpick. We got so many delicious ideas for skewered tapas in Barcelona (see Pintxos), but I love the simplicity of this one, and that a platter of them can be made well in advance. For this appetizer, you can buy jars of various pickled items or make your own.

Ingredients

  • Cornichons
  • red peppers
  • carrots
  • olives
  • jalapeños
  • pearl onions

Method

On a long toothpick or short skewer, stack a variety of pickled items, including: