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Serrano Ham and Bean Tostada

This recipe for Serrano Ham and Bean Tostada 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 simple and surprisingly satisfying tostada. Great at anytime of the day.

Ingredients for Serrano Ham and Bean Tostada

3 tablespoons drained white fava or cannelini beans (from a jar or tin)
4 thin slices of Serrano Ham cut into strips
1 teaspoon wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon minced onion
½ teaspoon sweet paprika
French toasts or toasted baguette cut into individual sized servings
Salt and pepper to season

How to make Serrano Ham and Bean Tostada

  • In a mixing bowl, place the beans and roughly mash with a fork, add the oil, vinegar, paprika and onion, mix well and season.
  • Spoon generous amounts of the bean mix onto the toasts and top with a few Serrano ham strips.
  • Garnish with a little fresh parsley and serve. Lovely with a chilled white to start off the evening.

Serrano Ham and Bean Tostada

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams