Vocabulary for Food and Drinks

Spanish words for food and drinks.

Fruta/Fruit

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la banana/ banana

“Las bananas son amarillas.” = “Bananas are yellow.”

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la manzana = apple

“Esta manzana es verde.” = “This apple is green.”

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la fresa/ strawberry

“Una fresa es roja.” = “A strawberry is red.”

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la naranja/ orange

“Una naranja es deliciosa.” = “An orange is delicious.”

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la uva/ grape

“Estas uvas son verdes.” = “These grapes are green.”

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el tomate/ tomato

“Los tomates son rojos.” = “Tomatoes are red.”

Verduras/Vegetables

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la lechuga/ the lettuce

“Hay lechuga en la ensalada.” = “There is lettuce in the salad.”

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el brócoli/ broccoli

“No me gusta el brócoli para nada.” = “I don’t like broccoli at all.”

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las zanahorias/ carrots

“A los conejos les gustan las zanahorias.” = “Rabbits like carrots.”

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las papas/ potatoes

“Se sirve las papas con el bistec.” = “Potatoes are served with steak.”

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el pimiento verde/ green pepper

“El pimiento aquí en la foto es rojo y verde.” = “The pepper here in this photo is red and green.”

Carne y Pescado- Meat and Fish

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el bistec/ steak

“Muchas personas cocinan el bistec en la parrilla.” = “A lot of people cook steak on a grill.”

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el pollo/ chicken

“Este es pollo asado.” = “This is grilled chicken.”

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el tocino/ bacon

“Para el desayuno yo como huevos y tocino.” = “For breakfast I eat eggs and bacon.”

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el jamón/ ham

“Aquí tengo un sándwich de jamón y queso.” = “Here I have a sandwich with ham and cheese.”

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los camarones/ shrimp

“Me gustan los camarones.” = “I like shrimp.”

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el pescado/ fish

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“Sirven pescado en este restaurante .” = “They serve fish in this restaurant.”

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una hamburgesa/ a hamburger

“A mi hijo le gustan las hamburgesas de Burger King.” = “My son likes Burger King’s hamburgers.”

Otras Comidas/Other Food

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el arroz/ rice

“El arroz es blanco.” = “Rice is white.”

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los frijoles/ beans

“Sirven los frijoles con los tacos.” = “They serve beans with tacos.”

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la mantequilla/ butter

“¿Pones mantequilla en el pan?” = “Do you put butter on bread?”

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la sal y la pimienta/ salt and pepper

“Siempre tenemos sal y pimienta en la mesa.” = “We always have salt and pepper on the table.”

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el sándwich/ sandwich

“Tengo un sándwich para el almuerzo.” = “I have a sandwich for lunch.”

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La ensalada/ salad

“En la ensalada hay tomates y zanahorias y lechuga.” = “There are tomatoes, carrots and lettuce in the salad.”

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el cereal/ cereal

“Yo como el cereal con leche.” = “I eat cereal with milk.”

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los huevos/ eggs

“Me gustan los huevos fritos.” = “I like fried eggs.”

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Los Postres/ Desserts

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el helado/ ice cream

“El helado es un postre congelado.” = “Ice cream is a frozen dessert.”

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la galleta/ cookie

“Mi hija come una galleta después del almuerzo.” = “My daughter eats a cookie after lunch.”

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el pastel/ cake

“El pastel es blanco.” = “The cake is white.”

Las Bebidas/ Drinks

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el agua/ water

“Yo bebo agua de una botella.” = “I drink water from a bottle.”

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la leche/ milk

“Ella bebe leche cuando come unas galletas.” = “She drinks milk when she eats some cookies.”

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el jugo/ juice

“Se sirve el jugo de naranja con el desayuno.” = “Orange juice is served with breakfast.”

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el refresco / soft drink

“Me gustan los refrescos mejor que la leche.” = “I like soft drinks beter than milk.”

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el café/ coffee

“Mi padre toma café por la mañana.” = “My dad drinks coffee in the morning.”

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el vino/ wine

“Tomamos vino tinto con la cena.” = “We drink red wine with dinner.”

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la cerveza/ beer

“Los hombres toman cerveza en el bar.” = “The men drink beer in the bar.”
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Spanish Verbs for Food and Drink Vocabulary

comer = to eat
tomar = to drink
servir = to serve
cocinar = to cook
desayunar = to eat breakfast
almorzar = To eat lunch
cenar = To eat dinner
preparar = to prepare or make
cortar = to cut
poner = to put

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Exercises to Practice These Spanish Vocabulary Words

Matching Exercise
Fill in the Blanks
Word Order Exercise
Sentence Activity
Spelling Exercise
Reading Activity
Choose the Correct Answer