There are many dishes to eat in Rabanal del Camino but the most famous is the cooked maragato. This recipe is made in a clay pot with chickpeas, hen, cabbage, leeks and cured meat. There are up to nine different meats in this dish! Interestingly, the order of the stew is the exact opposite of the Castilian version, first serving the meat, followed by the vegetables and finally the soup. It is normal to finish this stew with a delicious custard or cake.
To accompany a meal in Rabanal del Camino there is nothing better than some of the wines with certificate of origin, such as el Bierzo and Tierra de León.
In addition to meat, fish are a main ingredient in many recipes especially cod, conger eel and mackerel. Finally, the trout, from the nearby Duerna and Eria rivers, are exquisite thanks to their natural habit free of contamination.