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Tortilla Española

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Tortilla Española


for 4 servings

  • 1 medium onion, finely sliced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cut into 3mm thick slices
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 5 large eggs
  • pepper, to taste

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 177
    Fat 8g
    Carbs 13g
    Fiber 1g
    Sugar 3g
    Protein 11g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Fry onion in olive oil an 8-inch (20 cm) nonstick pan until soft.
  2. Place potato in a microwaveable dish with salt and water. Cover with plastic wrap and cook for 5 minutes while onion is cooking.
  3. Beat 5 eggs with salt and pepper.
  4. When soft, drain onions of any excess oil. Put in a bowl with the beaten eggs and drained cooked potato. Stir to mix.
  5. Return to the pan with the remaining oil and cook on a medium heat for 5 minutes. As you shake the pan, the omelet should move and stay free from sticking to the pan.
  6. Place pan under a preheated grill until browned and cooked through.
  7. Turn out onto a plate.
  8. Enjoy!

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