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Receta de Tortilla Española - Spanish Potato Omelette Recipe

La Tienda Kitchens

  • 40 minutes
  • 6 servings
Spanish Potato Omelette Recipe
A beloved Spanish classic, tortilla española, or potato omelette, is a soul satisfying tapa. The comforting flavor of this classic Spanish dish is popular across the country and is served at almost every restaurant and café. Made from potatoes, eggs and onions, tortilla can be served at any time of day, either warm or cold. We think it's the perfect centerpiece for brunch - just add a side of seasonal fruit and a pitcher of sangria!
Rated 4 Stars


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Wash and peel potatoes, then thinly slice or cut into small cubes. Dice onion. Chop other optional vegetables.



Heat 2-3 tbsp olive oil in one pan, then add potatoes, onion and other vegetables if desired. Fry until potatoes are tender; drain excess oil and set aside. Beat eggs in a bowl, then add potato and onion mixture; mix well. Season with salt to taste.



Distribute remaining tbsp of olive oil among the two pans and warm both on separate burners over medium heat. Pour the egg mixture into the smaller diameter pan and cook until the eggs start to set. Drain oil from larger pan and lock it into place on top of the other pan, then gently flip the pan over. Cook on other side just until the eggs are set and the tortilla turns a light golden color. Remove from heat. Place serving dish over tortilla in pan, then flip over onto platter and serve.

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February 2016

Rated 4 Stars

Technique is key to a successful tortilla. Cook the potatoes & onions slowly and do not brown. Don't try to short cut by pouring eggs over potatoes in pan. They have to be mixed so all the potatoes are coated. For an appetizer, serve room temperature, cut into cubes with toothpicks.

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