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Serrano Ham and Tomato Salsa

This recipe for Serrano Ham and Tomato Salsa has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

If you would like to find out more about Orce Serrano Hams and the Serrano Hams then have a look at the article entitled Jamon Serrano / Jamon Iberico / Spanish Ham - Orce Serrano Hams or visit the web site

A truly delicious tapa using the most traditional Spanish ingredients and a great way to use your Serrano ham as you get towards the end.

Ingredients for Serrano Ham and Tomato Salsa

200g Serrano Ham cut into cubes
1 medium onion
6 cloves garlic
5 medium ripe tomatoes
Olive oil
Hand full chopped parsley

How to make Serrano Ham and Tomato Salsa

  • Peel the garlic and onion and chop as small as you can.
  • In a large frying pan, heat a little olive oil, add the onion and garlic and cook gently until they begin to soften.
  • Add the diced Serrano ham to the pan, and cook for a few minutes.
  • Chop the tomatoes into small pieces and add to the pan.
  • Cook on a high heat for a few minutes, add the chopped parsley, stir and reduce the heat.
  • Cook gently for about half an hour until the sauce has reduced.
  • Check the seasoning, but don't add too much salt as the ham will add salt of its own.
  • Serve on small tapas dishes with fresh bread.
Serrano Ham and Tomato Salsa Serrano Ham and Tomato Salsa
Serrano Ham and Tomato Salsa Serrano Ham and Tomato Salsa

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams