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Tortilla Española

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Tortilla Española, or Spanish Omelette, is a typical Spanish dish consisting of an egg omelette made with added potatoes. This version also has added onion. Delicious for a hearty breakfast or dinner.

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  • Servings: 8
This Recipe is: Low Sodium Vegetarian


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  • Step 1 of 11

    PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Step 2 of 11

    COMBINE potato slices, onion, ¼ cup oil, ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl. Toss with clean hands to combine ingredients.

  • Step 3 of 11

    SPREAD potato mixture onto prepared baking sheet.

  • Step 4 of 11

    BAKE for 35 minutes, carefully stirring with large spoon about 15 minutes into the baking time. Do not brown. Potatoes should be soft and tender.

  • Step 5 of 11

    WHISK eggs, evaporated milk and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt in a medium bowl.

  • Step 6 of 11

    FOLD in potato mixture.

  • Step 7 of 11

    HEAT remaining 1 tablespoon oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add egg and potato mixture. When edges begin to cook, push them in with a spatula. Cook for about 4 minutes or until bottom of tortilla is set. Top and center should still be uncooked.

  • Step 8 of 11

    FLIP tortilla onto a plate large enough to cover skillet. Carefully slide tortilla back into skillet using a spatula. Push sides of tortilla with spatula, making sure sides of skillet are clean and egg sticks to tortilla.

  • Step 9 of 11

    FLIP tortilla onto plate one more time. Carefully slide tortilla back into skillet using spatula. Cook for 2 minutes or until tortilla is completely cooked.

  • Step 10 of 11

    SLIDE tortilla onto a serving plate. Garnish with cilantro and tomatoes. Serve immediately.

  • Step 11 of 11

    TIP: Add shredded cheese or vegetables for a variation on this classic dish. For added flavor, replace ¼ teaspoon salt in egg mixture with MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 8
Calories 180
Calories from Fat 110
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 130mg 44%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 6%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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