Tortilla Española (Spanish Tortilla) Recipe

Tortilla Española (Spanish Tortilla) Recipe

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How To Make Tortilla Española (Spanish Tortilla)

Get a taste of Spain with our Spanish recipes. From the comfort of your home, you can savor the Mediterranean flavors of paella and tapas. For those with a sweet tooth, enjoy some sweet homemade churros or empanadas. If you’re looking for something a little stronger, make your own sangria and transport yourself to sunny Spain right away.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 4 large potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Peel and thinly slice the potatoes and onion.

  2. Heat olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium heat.

  3. Add potatoes and onions to the pan and cook until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.

  4. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and salt together.

  5. Once the potatoes and onions are cooked, remove them from the pan and drain excess oil.

  6. Combine the potatoes and onions with the beaten eggs.

  7. Heat a non-stick skillet with a little bit of olive oil over medium heat.

  8. Pour the egg mixture into the skillet and spread it evenly.

  9. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the bottom is set.

  10. Flip the tortilla using a large plate or lid and cook for another 5 minutes, or until the other side is set.

  11. Slide the tortilla onto a serving plate and let it cool slightly before cutting into wedges.

  12. Serve warm or at room temperature.


  • Calories : 320kcal
  • Total Fat : 16g
  • Saturated Fat : 3g
  • Cholesterol : 265mg
  • Sodium : 500mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 35g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 2g
  • Protein : 10g
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