Spanish cheese plate
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5 from 3 votes

Spanish cheese plate

A Spanish cheese plate, with or without cured meats as well, is a great way to start a meal or for a light lunch. 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer/Starter, Tapas/Mezze
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: Spanish cheese, Spanish tapas
Servings: 1 +
Author: Caroline's Cooking


  • 2 or more chunks of Spanish cheeses eg Manchego Cabrales, Mahon
  • A few slices of jamon serrano/jamon iberico
  • a few slices of chorizo
  • a few slices other cured meats/salami
  • marcona almonds
  • a few slices pan con tomate see link above or bread eg French loaf
  • olives eg manzanilla
  • a few slices membrillo quince jelly/paste


  • Thinly slice the cheese and meats, if not already sliced.
  • Arrange the slices around a plate, with the almonds, bread, olives and membrillo on the side.
  • Adjust quantities to the number of people/course you are serving.