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Spanish Tortilla

Spanish tortilla recipe ingredients

Spanish tortilla recipe
  • 3 teaspoons of divided virgin olive oil
  • Small thinly sliced onion
  • 1 cup of precooked diced red potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup of crushed Manchego cheese or Jack cheese
  • 3 cups of roughly chopped baby spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper

Spanish tortilla recipe instructions

  1. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a frying pan over mild heat. Add onion and cook for 3 to 4 minutes stirring until the mixture becomes translucent. Add potatoes, thyme and paprika and go on cooking for 2 additional minutes.
  2. Whisk eggs and egg whites in a large basin. Stir the potatoes into the eggs together with cheese, spinach, salt and pepper. Clean the pan wiping. Add 1 teaspoon of oil and heat over mild heat. Pour in the egg mixture, cover and prepare for 4 to 5 minutes until the edges are set and the bottom is browned.
  3. Flip the tortilla inverting a large plate over the pan and turn the tortilla out onto it. Glide the tortilla back into the pan and go on cooking for 3 to 6 minutes.
  4. The tortilla is served warm or cold.