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Tortilla Espanola

chefallen's picture
This Tortilla Espanola recipe is my favorite. My friends really enjoy this Spanish dish whenever I cook it. Whenever there is a gathering of my friends at my home, most of the time they ask me to cook this delicious Spanish dish. You should try this tortilla espanola recipe.
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Potatoes 4 Large
  Eggs 8 Small
  Onion 1 Medium
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Step 1-Peel and cube potatoes, chop onion.

Step 2 -Fry both ingredients in a 10 inch non-stick fry pan with oil. Cover and cook on low heat, stirring occasionally until done.

Step3- In a bowl beat eggs. Add cooked ingredients, salt and pepper and mix. Pour egg mixture back into pan.

Step 4-Cook at medium heat until outside edges begin to cook - about 2 minute. With spatula loosen edges.

Step 5-Cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.

Step6-Remove cover and place a large plate face down on fry pan.

Step 7- With pot holders turn pan over onto plate, place pan on stove and slide omelette back into pan.

Step 8-Cover and cook an additional 5 minutes. Cut into 4 slices. You may optionally serve with salsa.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Everyday, Kids
Egg, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Average: 4.6 (5 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 394 Calories from Fat 163

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28.2%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 257.2 mg85.7%

Sodium 180.4 mg7.5%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16.1%

Dietary Fiber 6 g23.9%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 13 g25.9%

Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 83.6%

Calcium 7% Iron 17%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


tophergrace08's picture
i've learned how to cook this from my grandma which she serves during breakfast. i usually spread tomato catsup on this and eaten with freshly cooked rice. did some revisions too by adding in some milk when scrambling the eggs! did taste good too afterwards...
The.Tortilla.Guy's picture
Looks Great !! The Tortilla Guy
Happy Student :)'s picture
Thank you so much for this recipe!! It turned out just like the picture & my classmates loved it :) I will definitely be making this for Christmas
Hailey's picture
thank you so much
Tortilla Espanola Recipe