3 ideas de montaditos gourmet.

3 gourmet sandwich ideas.

The montaditos They are one of the most requested tapas in Spain. The reason is that, in a single bite, you have an authentic delight that is usually defined as an incredible explosion of flavors.

There are montaditos gourmet for all tastes: meat, fish, vegetarian... The important thing is that you choose ingredients that combine well with each other. Not an expert in the kitchen? We will give you three proposals that you will love.

The culture of the montadito in Spain

The montadito is a small sandwich that is served in many areas of Spain, especially in Andalusia, where the tradition goes back to nothing more and nothing less than the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries . At that time, it was customary to 'assemble' sausages and other products basics about bread

Today, tapas and montaditos They are not just a meal, but are part of the Spanish culture. Eating them is a good plan to meet friends in a bar, socialize and jointly enjoy Mediterranean gastronomy . A custom that many foreigners have heard of and that usually meets their high expectations.

Do you want to do the best montaditos gourmet at home to surprise your guests? We present three of the easiest ideas to prepare. They carry meat, fish and there is a vegetarian version that you will also love.

What do we recommend to achieve an excellent result? Use top quality ingredients. The extra virgin olive oil, the spices with a lot of aroma and flavor, meat, fish and fresh vegetables... And don't forget to choose a good artisan bread; remember that it is the base of the montadito.

Montaditos gourmet tenderloin and Dijon mustard

The montadito de lomo is one of the great classics. Of course, it is very important that you accompany it with the ingredients that best combine with tenderloin so that the result is authentic. gourmet . We will give you a great recipe.


Ingredients :

  • Small sandwich bread.
  • 1 loin steak per montadito.
  • 1 slice of bacon.
  • Dijon mustard.
  • Mayonnaise (optional).
  • 1 red pepper per person.
  • Extra virgin olive oil.
  • Salt.
  • Pepper.

Elaboration method :

1. The first thing you have to do is open the sandwich and toast it in ourCrispy toaster.

2. Put some extra virgin olive oil in the pan and fry the slice of bacon until well toasted. If you want, you can change the bacon for smoked pomfret or serrano ham. In the same oil, fry the loin steaks previously seasoned. Reserve the oil.

3. Now, put more oil in the pan to fry the peppers previously opened and with a little salt.

4. It's time to assemble the sandwich. Put a little bit of the oil in which you fried the loin and the bacon . Spread the two halves of the bread so that the oil covers the entire sandwich well.

5. Add the tenderloin smeared with Dijon mustard to taste (bacon on top) and, finally, the fried pepper. Is Dijon mustard a bit strong for you? Mix it with a little homemade mayonnaise to lighten the flavor.

6. This recipe is spectacular if you accompany it with some homemade chips. If you want to cut calories from the dish, we advise you to prepare it in our Crunchy oil-free fryer.

Guacamole, chicken and tomato montadito

If you are a guacamole lover, you will be surprised by a different and very tasty way to take it. Don't you like chicken? You can change it for turkey or even make your vegetarian version with white cheese or breaded and fried tofu.


Ingredients :

  • Small sandwich bread.
  • One chicken breast per person.
  • Homemade guacamole.
  • A few slices of tomato.
  • A white onion.
  • Curry or any other spice to pair.
  • Extra virgin olive oil.

Elaboration method :

1. To get started, put pair the chicken breasts with curry (or another spice that you like such as oregano, Moorish or paprika ) and add extra virgin olive oil on top. Let the content macerate for a long time so that it takes on flavor. If you want, you can leave it paired in the fridge the night before to get an intense flavor.

2. Meanwhile, make the guacamole For a restaurant result, blend in a professional mixer like the Mellerware Spiro . Put the avocado, onion and tomato in pieces, and a few drops of tabasco and salt. Beat with the TURBO power, until you get a compact cream.

3. Now, spread the sandwich bread with the guacamole and add the chicken breast, the tomato slices and some white onion rings.

Salmon sandwich with Burgos cheese and arugula

If you want a healthy sandwich or you're not a meat lover, you'll love this salmon one. Also, you can change the salmon for smoked pomfret or cod (the result is just as delicious). And if you don't like arugula, substitute it for lamb's lettuce or fresh spinach.


Ingredients :

  • Small sandwich bread.
  • One slice of smoked salmon per person.
  • Burgos cheese or fresh cheese.
  • Fresh arugula.
  • Extra virgin olive oil.
  • Modena vinegar or lemon (optional).
  • Salt.
  • Pepper.

Elaboration method :

1. Open the sandwich bread and toast it in a toaster like theCrispy or try making it in an air fryer like the Crunchy .

two. Add the smoked salmon , the Burgos' cheese in slices and, finally, the arugula previously seasoned with oil, salt and a few drops of lemon or Modena vinegar (the latter only if you like it).

3. You already have the montadito ready. to accompany him, serve it with a salad tomato and black olives. Season to taste and you're done.

Now that you know three recipes for montaditos delicious, let yourself be seduced by them and surprise your guests without having to be an expert cook!