List of 100+ Vegetables in Spanish
Let us start off in the absolute beginning. Close your eyes… You are a baby…. What are the first few words that you speak? You start saying words you like which are basically all the food pieces that you eat. And babies are fed all the vegetables. This is true for a Spanish speaking child as well. For the Spanish child, it formulates nothing but the absolute basics of List of Vegetables in Spanish including the Parts of the room in Spanish.
Now let us skip ahead and go to school… I’m sure in school, we would have learnt about the vocabulary list of Vegetables. Now what about a child studying in Spanish? Would it not be the case that they learn about the list of Vegetables in Spanish and the list of beans in Spanish?
One of the “most” common topics in Spanish A1 is learning the vocabulary for how to describe what one ate and this always involves fruits and vegetables. We have already covered list of fruits, berries and nuts in another post. In this post, we will be learning about a comprehensive list of vegetables in Spanish with tons and tons of examples
- How to say Vegetables in Spanish?
- Complete List of Vegetables in Spanish?
- Common supermarket vegetables in Spanish
- Beans and lentils in Spanish?
- Leafy vegetables in Spanish?
- Parts of a plant in Spanish?
How do you say “Vegetable” in Spanish?
- SINGULAR: The Spanish translation for “The vegetable” is “la verdura”
- EXAMPLE: “I.” à la patata es una verdura.
- PLURAL: The Spanish word for “The Vegetables” is “Los vegetales”
- EXAMPLE: “I like vegetables.” à Me gustan los vegetales.
Root Vegetables in Spanish
Who doesn’t like a nice potato or an onion based dish. If you ask me (a true potato lover that I am) it’s nigh impossible for me to cook without either of the two. Literally speaking, potatoes are like a lifeline to me. Similarly we have a ton of root based vegetables which needs to be memorized in your quest to master the list of Spanish Vegetables.
These are the common root based Vegetables that are found in any Spanish supermarket and thus form an important part of the list of Spanish vegetables. You can now learn the Spanish vocabulary for the list of root based vegetables in Spanish.
|La patata / las patatas
|Spanish people love potatoes
|A los españoles les encantan las patatas
|La zanahoria / las zanahorias
|Carrots are very cheap
|Las zanahorias son muy baratas.
|Sweet potatoes are very heavy.
|Las batatas son muy pesadas.
|La cebolla / las cebollas
|Do you like onions?
|¿Te gustan las cebollas?
|El puerro / los puerros
|Where do I buy a leek?
|¿Dónde compro un puerro?
|Garlic has a strong flavour.
|El ajo tiene un sabor fuerte.
|El nabo / los nabos
|My least favourite vegetable is the Turnip.
|Mi verdura menos favorita es el nabo.
|El Rábano / Los Rábanos
|Red Radishes are quite tasty
|Los rábanos rojos son bastante sabrosos.
|El jengibre / Los jengibres
|There is a bottle of Ginger paste in the fridge.
|Hay una botella de pasta de jengibre en la nevera.
|La Remolacha /Las Remolachas
|Can you peel the beetroot?
|¿Puedes pelar la remolacha?
Common Vegetables in Spanish
Ok, lets do a bit of role play…. You are in Spain…. You’re in a supermarket trying to pick up some local variety of vegetables to cook and eat. How do you know which ones you need and which ones you don’t? You need to know the List of Vegetables in Spanish and the list of lentils and beans in Spanish.
Now that you have memorized the long list of Spanish root vegetables, let’s dive into the most common Spanish vegetables that you can see in Spanish supermarkets and consumed by most Spanish households.
|You know that I hate aubergine!
|¡Sabes que odio la berenjena!
|Bell Peppers / Capsicum
|Bell peppers stuffed with potatoes are delicious.
|Los pimientos rellenos de papas son deliciosos.
|My wife likes to eat zucchini.
|A mi esposa le gusta comer calabacines.
|Tomatoes are red.
|Los tomates son rojos.
|That is a very large Cauliflower.
|Esa es una coliflor muy grande.
|You can buy frozen peas in any supermarket.
|Puedes comprar guisantes congelados en cualquier supermercado.
|The beans are rotten.
|Los frijoles están podridos.
|Please do not add chilli peppers to the burgers.
|Por favor, no agregue chiles a las hamburguesas.
|Buy two bottles of Pickled Cucumbers.
|Compre dos botellas de pepinos en escabeche.
|Crows love corn.
|Los cuervos aman el maíz.
|Avocadoes are quite healthy.
|Los aguacates son bastante saludables.
|You can find over 10 varieties of Mushroom in Spain.
|Puedes encontrar más de 10 variedades de Setas en España.
|Spanish Olives are the best olives in the world.
|Las aceitunas españolas son las mejores aceitunas del mundo.
|The largest Pumpkin weighs over 500 kg.
|La calabaza más grande pesa más de 500 kg.
|Can I have some lemon juice?
|¿Puedo tener un poco de jugo de limón?
|las coles de bruselas
|Please don’t buy brussels sprouts for Christmas.
|Por favor, no compre coles de Bruselas para Navidad.
|That squash is very heavy.
|Esa calabaza es muy pesada.
Beans and lentils in Spanish
WHOOOHOOO!! You have now memorized the long list of root vegetables in Spanish and the even longer list of common Spanish vegetables. Step 2 of memorizing the list of Vegetables in Spanish is now complete….
Step three will be to memorize the most common list of beans and lentils in Spanish. I understand that lentils and beans strictly don’t fall into the category of list of vegetables in Spanish, buy hey, can you live without them? A ton of Spanish dishes incorporate beans and lentils and you really cannot avoid them. They are common in Indian cuisine, African cuisine, and Chinese cuisine and also in South Asian cuisine.
Thus, lentils and beans are quite common in European cuisine and in fact all over the world. So let’s get digging into the list of beans and lentils in Spanish, a sub part of the list of Vegetables in Spanish and the list of beans in Spanish!!
|You can make burgers with Soybeans
|Puedes hacer hamburguesas con Soja
|Did you know that Lentils are rich in protein?
|¿Sabías que las lentejas son ricas en proteínas?
|los frijoles de lima
|Lima beans are quite expensive.
|Los frijoles de Lima son bastante caros.
|los frijoles mungo
|The Indian man likes mung beans.
|Al indio le gustan los frijoles mungo.
|The Mexican man likes kidney beans in his taco.
|Al mexicano le gustan los frijoles rojos en su taco.
|los frijoles negros
|The black beans are tastier than kidney beans.
|Los frijoles negros son más sabrosos que los frijoles rojos.
|Legumes are healthy.
|Las legumbres son saludables.
|We have a farm and we grow Chickpeas.
|Tenemos una finca y cultivamos garbanzos.
|Peanuts are common in Chinese cuisine.
|Los cacahuetes son comunes en la cocina china.
Leafy vegetables in Spanish
Any dish that you order in Spain will offer you a side of salad. Even a burger will have a leaf of lettuce. You can find hundreds of types of salads across the world. The interesting thing about salad is that you may like one salad leaf and hate another? How do you know which one to ask and which one to not add?
You have to memorize, along with the list of vegetables in Spanish, the Spanish vocabulary list for the different types of Spanish vegetables which can be used for salads.
|I like soup made with Asparagus .
|Me gusta la sopa de espárragos.
|Rabbits love cabbage leaves.
|A los conejos les encantan las hojas de col.
|An Iceberg Lettuce can weigh over a kilo.
|Una lechuga puede pesar más de un kilo.
|Can you add some spinach in the salad?
|¿Puedes agregar un poco de espinacas en la ensalada?
|Celery is the most important ingredient in a salad.
|El apio es el ingrediente más importante en una ensalada.
|Broccoli needs to be boiled.
|El brócoli necesita ser hervido.
|las hojas de la ensalada
|I usually throw away the salad leaves.
|Suelo tirar las hojas de la ensalada.
|La lechuga mantecosa
|The Butterhead Lettuce is the most common type of lettuce in Europe.
|La lechuga mantecosa es el tipo de lechuga más común en Europa.
Parts of a plant in Spanish
I know that this topic is not included into the list of Vegetables in Spanish. Also this is a topic which we have covered as a part of another blog (in the list of fruits in Spanish). However I could not resist including this topic once again since this is one which is super important and highly ignored!!
Do learn and memorize the Spanish vocabulary master word list for the different parts of a plant in Spanish along with your List of Vegetables in Spanish and the list of beans in Spanish.
|The leaf is very big and red.
|La hoja es muy grande y roja.
|The yellow Leaf and the green Leaves
|La hoja amarilla y las hojas verdes
|The dog likes the big branch.
|Al perro le gusta la rama grande.
|There are many branches and leaves
|Hay muchas ramas y hojas.
|The tree is huge
|el arbol es enorme
|The mango trees in India are large.
|Los árboles de mango en la India son grandes.
|The root is deep and powerful.
|La raíz es profunda y poderosa.
|The coconut tree has strong roots.
|El cocotero tiene raíces fuertes.
|The violet flower is poisonous.
|La flor violeta es venenosa.
|The flowers are pretty
|las flores son bonitos
|La corteza del árbol
|The tree bark is tasty.
|La corteza del árbol es sabrosa.
|el tronco del arbol
|The tree trunk is used to make chairs and tables.
|El tronco del árbol se usa para hacer sillas y mesas.
|We should have fruit juice with breakfast
|Deberíamos tomar jugo de frutas con el desayuno.
|All animals like to eat vegetables.
|A todos los animales les gusta comer verduras.
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