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Spanish Style Omelette Recipe - Tortilla Española

Tortilla Española is traditionally made from eggs, potatoes, onions and chorizo or tuna. To make it vegetarian I added vegetables instead of chorizo or tuna.

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Spanish Style Omelette Recipe - Tortilla Española

Prep Time = 10 minutes
Cook Time = 35 minutes
Total Time = 45 minutes
Category = Main
Cuisine = Spanish
Serves = 2
Nutrition Info = 213 calories
Serving Size = 1 serving


» For Spanish Style Omelette

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» Making Spanish Style Omelette //

  1. Boil water in a medium sauce pan.
  2. Add potatoes to the water and parboil them for 5­-7 minutes.
  3. Now drain the potatoes (make sure you don?t overcook them - they should be cooked partially only to speed up the process) and add them to a bowl.
  4. Heat up 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan.
  5. Add the onions, and saute? for about 5 minutes.
  6. Add potatoes and vegetables and cook till all the vegetables are cooked.
  7. Keep stirring occasionally.
  8. Break the eggs into a bowl. Add a pinch of salt and ground pepper.
  9. Beat until eggs are light and fluffy.
  10. Once the vegetables are cooked, pour them over the beaten eggs and mix well.
  11. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan.
  12. Pour over the egg mixture and flatten with a fork to shape into an omelette.
  13. Reduce the heat to medium low and cover with lid. Cook slowly for 10-12 minutes or until almost set and golden brown underneath.
  14. Remove the lid.
  15. Now it is time to turn it over. For this, use a plate. Cover the pan with the plate.
  16. Flip the pan over.
  17. Transfer the omelette back onto the pan.
  18. Cover nad cook for further 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  19. Cut the omlette.
  20. Top with your favorite salad, drizzle some sauce, sprinkle some pepper and serve with a slice of bread.


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