Recipe for Cecina de León and Walnut Pouches

I present you a tapa that you can prepare in a simple way. A different and very tasty way to eat the delicious Cecina de León. It is a cecina and walnut ravioli. As you will see, it is a very nutritious and healthy recipe.

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 8 slices of cecina
  • lettuce
  • virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • 80g of peeled walnuts
  • 80g of bread crumbs
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 80g of milk
  • black pepper
  • sherry vinegar
  • chives

Cecina de León Pouches Recipe Step by Step

1. Start by preparing the walnut paste that we will use as a filling for the ravioli. Chop the bread crumbs and add a little milk to moisten them. Place the bread crumbs and the walnuts in the blender, add the previously peeled garlic. Add a little black pepper, salt and a little sherry vinegar.

2. Add half of the milk and blend with the blender until you obtain a dense and creamy puree. Before finishing, add two tablespoons of olive oil and blend to emulsify.

3. Spread the Cecina slice on the work surface, add a spoonful of the walnut paste in the center and make a little bag. Tie the pocket with a strip of chives.

4. Serve the Cecina bags on a bed of lettuce. Add a little extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of salt to dress and finish the dish.