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Easy & Delicious Ensalada Malagueña Recipe

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As its name says, this salad is typical of Andalusia, more specifically, of the province of Malaga, where it is also known as “Salmorejo malagueño” or “Ensalada cateta”. Let’s see how to prepare a Malaga salad following our Ensalada Malagueña Recipe.

Tips for preparing Ensalada Malagueña

  • The key to cooking simple recipes like Ensalada Malagueña is to only use high-quality ingredients.
  • Cut the potatoes into small pieces and add just enough water to cover them to speed up the cooking process.
  • Put the potatoes into cold water once they are cooked to stop the cooking process.

Ensalada Malagueña Ingredients

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  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1/2 medium orange
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1 medium tomato 
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 medium green onion
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper
  • Parsley
  • Optional: Olives and green pepper

How to prepare Ensalada Malagueña?

1. Wash three medium-sized potatoes and cut them into small pieces. Afterward, put them into a pot and add just enough water to cover them.

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2. Cook the potatoes over high heat and add a tablespoon of sea salt when the water starts boiling.

3. Hard boil two eggs.

4. While the potatoes are cooking, cut half a green onion and half an orange into small pieces.

5. Once the potatoes are cooked, add them for a few minutes into cold water to stop the cooking process. Afterward, add them into a big bowl.

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6. Cut the hard-boiled eggs into small pieces and add them together with the diced onion, the orange pieces, and a pinch of sea salt to the bowl with the potatoes.

7. Cut one tomato into bite-sized pieces and chop the parsley. Add both to the bowl.

8. Add extra virgin olive oil and mix everything.

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How to serve Ensalada Malagueña?

Serve your Ensalada Malagueña on small plates and garnish with tomato slices and parsley. Drizzle a bit of extra virgin olive oil on top and add a few slices of bread on the side.

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More Spanish Tapas Recipes

If you like Spanish Tapas, you should also have a look at these easy recipes:

1. Ensalada Russa (Spanish Potato Salad) – Ensalada Rusa is popular in many countries and is also well-known as Russian Potato Salad or Oliver Salad.

2. Delicious berenjenas fritas con Miel (Spanish crispy fried eggplant with honey) – The honey gives the dish a sweet taste and makes it a great starter or tapas.

3. Chorizo al vino Tinto (Chorizo in Red Wine Sauce) – Spain is famous for its chorizos, so it is no wonder that there are many different recipes on how to prepare chorizo.

4. Tinto de Verano (Spanish Summer Wine) – The translation (Spanish Summer Wine) best encapsulates this Spanish drink: a thirst-quenching alcoholic beverage perfect for drinking on a hot summer day.

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Yield: 4

Easy & Delicious Ensalada Malagueña Recipe

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1/2 medium orange
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1 medium tomato
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 medium green onion
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper
  • Parsley
  • Optional: Olives and green pepper

Instructions

  1. Wash three medium-sized potatoes and cut them into small pieces. Afterward, put them into a pot and add just enough water to cover them.
  2. Cook the potatoes over high heat and add a tablespoon of sea salt when the water starts boiling.
  3. Hard boil two eggs.
  4. While the potatoes are cooking cut half a green onion and half an orange into small pieces.
  5. Once the potatoes are cooked add them for a few minutes into cold water to stop the cooking process. Afterward, add them into a big bowl.
  6. Cut the hard-boiled eggs into small pieces and add them together with the diced onion, the orange pieces, and a pinch of sea salt to the bowl with the potatoes.
  7. Cut one tomato into bite-sized pieces and chop the parsley. Add both to the bowl.
  8. Add extra virgin olive oil and mix everything.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 215Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 200mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 4gSugar: 5gProtein: 7g

The nutritional information provided is approximate and can vary depending on several factors, so is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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