Spanish tortilla

Spanish tortilla

167 ratings

Julia, community manager


„An element of Spanish cuisine that is not to be missed; Simple yet delicious. Also great as leftovers in a sandwich with cheese, ham, or mayonnaise.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
25
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
2
onions (small)
6
potatoes (medium)
7
eggs
vegetable oil
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 2  onions (small)
  • 6  potatoes (medium)
  • 7  eggs
  • vegetable oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • serving plate
  • large bowl
  • whisk
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • spatula

Enjoy with

Verdejo
This light, fruity wine from the Rueda region of Spain is true to the theme of this meal. Verdejo’s simplicity makes it a good companion for an everyday favorite like the tortilla.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
163
Protein
14g
Fat
11g
Carb
3g

Step 1/5

Peel and dice onions. Peel potatoes and cut into slices of medium width.
  • 2 onions
  • 6 potatoes
  • cutting board
  • knife

Peel and dice onions. Peel potatoes and cut into slices of medium width.

Step 2/5

Add eggs to a large bowl, whisk until creamy, and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • 7 eggs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • large bowl
  • whisk

Add eggs to a large bowl, whisk until creamy, and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Step 3/5

Heat a generous amount of vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add potatoes and cook for approx. 10 - 11  min. until potatoes are cooked through. Remove excess oil.
  • vegetable oil
  • frying pan
  • spatula

Heat a generous amount of vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add potatoes and cook for approx. 10 - 11 min. until potatoes are cooked through. Remove excess oil.

Step 4/5

Add onions and continue to sauté, stirring occasionally, for approx. 2 - 3 min. until softened.

Add onions and continue to sauté, stirring occasionally, for approx. 2 - 3 min. until softened.

Step 5/5

Pour in eggs to cover potatoes and cook approx. 8 - 10 min. over low heat until the bottom and the edges have set. Then run a spatula around edges of pan. Place a large plate on top. With one hand securing the plate and the other holding the handle of the frying pan, quickly flip the tortilla onto the plate and slide back into pan with raw side down. Cook on the other side for approx. 4 - 5 min. until egg is cooked through. Alternatively, transfer pan to oven and bake at 200°C/400°F until cooked through for approx. 10 min. Transfer to a plate to serve and cut into pieces.
  • serving plate
  • spatula

Pour in eggs to cover potatoes and cook approx. 8 - 10 min. over low heat until the bottom and the edges have set. Then run a spatula around edges of pan. Place a large plate on top. With one hand securing the plate and the other holding the handle of the frying pan, quickly flip the tortilla onto the plate and slide back into pan with raw side down. Cook on the other side for approx. 4 - 5 min. until egg is cooked through. Alternatively, transfer pan to oven and bake at 200°C/400°F until cooked through for approx. 10 min. Transfer to a plate to serve and cut into pieces.