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Spanish Potato Omelette

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Spanish Potato Omelet is a delicious and easy to prepare recipe. I bet, once served at a party, you will get a lot of compliments for this Spanish Potato Omelet.
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red potatoes/White potatoes 1 Pound, cut into 1/8 inch slices (Thin Skinned)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Divided)
  Onion 1 Small, cut in half lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise
  Chopped green bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped red bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 3

Heat oils in large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add potatoes to hot oil.
Turn with spatula several times to coat all slices with oil.
Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Cook 6 to 9 minutes or until potatoes become translucent, turning occasionally.
Add onion and peppers.
Reduce heat to medium.
Cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender, turning occasionally.
Drain mixture in colander placed in large bowl; reserve oil.
Let potato mixture stand until cool.
Beat eggs with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in large bowl.
Gently stir in potato mixture; lightly press into bowl until mixture is covered with eggs.
Let stand 15 minutes.
Heat 2 teaspoons reserved oil in 6-inch skillet over medium-high heat.
Spread potato mixture in pan to form solid layer.
Cook until egg on bottom and side of pan is set but top still looks moist.
Cover pan with plate.
Flip omelet onto plate, then slide omelet back into pan uncooked side down.
Continue to cook until bottom is lightly browned.
Slide omelet onto serving plate.
Let stand 30 minutes before serving.
Cut into 8 wedges to serve.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1598 Calories from Fat 1100

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g191.1%

Saturated Fat 19.3 g96.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%

Sodium 1187.4 mg49.5%

Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.3%

Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39.4%

Sugars 11.9 g

Protein 30 g61%

Vitamin A 40.5% Vitamin C 283.7%

Calcium 17.9% Iron 37.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Spanish Potato Omelette Recipe