What to do with leftover morcilla

Morcilla, the Spanish equivalent of black pudding, is made with pork blood, fat, onions, rice and spices. Find suggestions here, on how to use up leftover morcilla.

What to do with leftover morcilla

Recipes using morcilla

How to use leftover morcilla

  • Quick canapé
    Slice the morcilla into 1cm rounds, then fry on both sides until crisp and golden. Top with feta, shredded mint leaves and ground black pepper.
  • Winter salad
    Fry 100g sliced morcilla until golden, then add 1 drained 400g tin of butter beans and 75g sliced roasted peppers. Warm through, mix in 250g wasted baby leaf spinach, then dress with olive oil, lemon juice and 1/2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary.
  • Savoury breadcrumbs
    Crumble 50g morcilla, then fry in a splash of olive oil with salt until crisp. Add a handful of fresh sourdough breadcrumbs and a splash of oil if needed and fry until the crumbs are crisp. Stir in chopped parsley, then serve on fried eggs or as a pasta topping.


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