Bellota ham and Mascarpone cheese on bread

Bellota ham and Mascarpone cheese on bread

This delicious tapas dish is quick, simple and undeniably delicious. This authentically Spanish dish combines the intense and savoury flavour of bellota ham with the slightly sweeter taste of mascarpone – making it unique and delicious.

  • Prep time5 mins
  • Cook time5 mins
  • Servings6-8
  • Difficultyeasy


  • At least 100g of bellota ham
  • 100 grams of mascarpone
  • A punnet of cherry tomatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Salt and pepper
  • A crusty loaf of Spanish bread

Bellota ham and mascarpone cheese on Spanish bread is the perfect dish for a variety of occasions. This could be enjoyed at almost any point of the day as a summery afternoon snack, as a dinner party favour or even as a starter. Simply follow the minimal steps below to create and discover your new favourite dish.


  1. Step one

    First, slice up your crusty Spanish bread into thick slices.
  2. Step two

    Next, take your mascarpone and gently spread this across your bread slices. You can make this as thick or thin as you like.
  3. Step three

    Now, take your Bellota ham slices and fold them over top of your mascarpone covered bread.
  4. Step four

    Take some sea salt and cracked black pepper and season to taste. Yes, it really is that easy!
  5. Step five

    Prepare to serve your tapas dish. This pairs beautifully with a simple and fresh side salad. Quickly slice some cherry tomatoes and iceberg lettuce to place on the side of your plate. Voila! Enjoy your delicious, quick and authentic Spanish plate.