Bring Spanish Flair to your Christmas Table!

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Christmas is upon us, and no matter where you celebrate the festivities, it’s safe to say that ‘tis the season for sharing delicious food with family and friends. As much as we all love a traditional Christmas dinner, Fragata thinks it’s time to add some Spanish flair to our Christmas meals!

Fragata’s olives and antipasti are loaded with essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and healthy fats, and best of all, they add delicious flavour to savoury and sweet dishes. So why not kick your festive meal flavours up a notch and try a new recipe with Fragata’s Spanish olives and antipasti!

Starters

Mushroom, Olive & Pine Nut Stuffed Squash

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Great to serve as a Christmas starter, these mini stuffed squash from SpamellaB not only look visually appealing, but are stuffed with a delicious mushroom, Fragata olive, pine nut and cranberry filling. They’re an easy and healthy vegetarian/vegan option for any festive dinner table to kick off a meal with family or friends.

Beetroot, Olive, Goat’s Cheese & Walnut Tartlets

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Need something a little more filling for your festive cocktail party? SpamellaB has the perfect solution in these colourful savoury tartlets! The combination of salty black Fragata olives and goat’s cheese works a treat alongside the mellow beetroot and crunchy walnuts, encased in an egg mixture and pastry base. These would go great with some wine or fizz!

Mains

Maple-Glazed Parsnip, Chestnut & Olive Loaf

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Whether vegetarian or not, this tasty, flavoursome loaf from SpamellaB would make a delicious and visually appealing addition to any festive dinner. Maple-glazed parsnips layered with cranberry sauce and a chestnut, walnut, mushroom and Fragata olive mixture results in a substantial loaf that would go perfectly with roast potatoes, sprouts and extra cranberry sauce on the side. 

Dessert

Healthy Christmas Pudding with Spiced Cream Sauce

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Fans of the traditional Christmas Pudding should give SpamellaB’s healthy recipe a go using Fragata’s black olives – they add a wonderful saltiness alongside the sweetness of the dried fruits and festive flavours. Moist, packed with flavour and with a spiced cream sauce on the side, try this twist on the festive dessert, it’s guaranteed to be a winner!

Chocolate, Orange & Chestnut Tartlets

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These gorgeous, no bake tartlets from SpamellaB are ideal to serve as an after dinner treat or sweet canapé to get in the festive mood! The separate parts can be made in advance and thrown together at the last minute and come together to form a delicious combination of flavours, including Fragata’s savoury black olives in the crust.

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