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Spanish Potato Omelette

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The Spanish tortilla or potato omelette, is one of the most typical dishes of the cuisine of Spain, is an egg dish with potatoes bleached in oil and onion, this dish can be served on top, or skewer, is served with brava sauce or aioli.
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16 portions
  • enough vegetal oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, with skin
  • 4 potatoes, cut into thin slices
  • 1/2 onions, filleted
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 8 eggs
  • enough olive oil


Heat a skillet over medium heat with the oil over medium-low heat and add the garlic to aromatize it. Add the potatoes little by little and cook until they are soft. Add the onion and cook until it is clear, remove from the heat, strain well and cool.
In a bowl beat the eggs with salt and pepper, add the previous mixture and incorporate well.
Heat a pan over medium heat with the olive oil, add the previous mixture and cook over low heat until it is cooked, turn the potato omelette with the help of another pan or plate, and cook on the other side and until it takes a light golden color from both sides.
Remove from the skillet turning over with the help of a plate, serve with aioli. Enjoy


Serve the potato omelette or tortilla with with aioli or salsa brava.


It is important that the potatoes and onion are very cold before adding them to the egg, you can let the potatoes soak in the egg for 10 minutes or more, so that they take a softer and more delicious consistency.

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Ivonne Ivonita
31/08/2020 11:31:34
Me quedó deliciosa, solo agregué unos cuadritos de queso manchego
Ana chavarria
28/07/2019 09:38:11
Me quedo espectacular
Katherine Asenjo
19/04/2019 14:08:04
Deliciosa, tanto q no alcancé a sacar una foto !)
Adriana Beltrán
04/02/2019 13:24:26
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Conna Rosas
31/01/2019 14:34:02
Muy buena! Muy fácil!
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