Change energy supplier
  . . . cooking recipes, cookery, food, cooking vacations  

Recipe for :

Wilted Spinach and Serrano Ham Salad

This recipe for Wilted Spinach and Serrano Ham Salad 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

Serrano Ham and spinach are a great combination and this recipe for Serrano ham salad with spinach is light yet satisfying. Great as a starter or as a summer's lunch.

Ingredients for Wilted Spinach and Serrano Ham Salad

1 bunch fresh spinach
1 onion
2 tomatoes
4 thick slices Serrano ham, cut into pieces
Olive oil
White wine vinegar
Salt and pepper
Pinch hot smoked paprika

How to make Wilted Spinach and Serrano Ham Salad

  • Prepare the spinach. Wash in cold water, drain well and pat dry with kitchen paper, then roughly chop.
  • Peel and dice the onion and dice the tomatoes.
  • Place the onion, tomatoes and spinach into a large serving bowl and mix.
  • Add a splash of white wine vinegar, season with salt and pepper and mix again.
  • Heat a little olive oil and fry the Serrano ham until dark and crispy, then add the ham to the rest of the salad and toss well.
  • Pour over the oil from the pan which will help wilt the spinach nicely and then top with a sprinkle of paprika.

Serve with a really chilled glass of dry fino sherry or even a semi sweet Diamante white Rioja.

Serves 4

Wilted Spinach and Serrano Ham Salad

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams