One of the most famous Spanish dishes is the Spanish tortilla de patatas. You can order this delicious Spanish omelet of potatoes, eggs and onions in every Spanish restaurant in Spain. Every restaurant has an old traditional Spanish tortilla recipe to make the most delicious tortilla. And you can make one as well, it is very easy!
The best Spanish tortilla recipe to make your own “Tortilla Española”
Of course you could buy a Spanish tortilla in a supermarket in Spain, but it will never be as good as the one you make yourself. After comparing different recipes, this is the best Spanish tortilla recipe. Follow the easy steps and learn to make your own “tortilla Española.”
To make a Spanish tortilla for 4 persons you need the following ingredients:
- 6 eggs
- 3 small potatoes (600 grams)
- 1 small onion
- Two glasses of olive-oil
- Salt & pepper
How to make the Spanish tortilla
Peel the potatoes and cut them into thin slices of about 0.5 centimeters. Peel and slice the onion in half rings.
Place the frying pan over a low heat and add one glass of olive oil. Add the potatoes and onion rings and cook it over a low heat for about 25 minutes. Make sure you stir and flip the potatoes slices.
Crack the eggs in a big bowl, add salt and pepper and start mixing the eggs. After the potatoes and onions are cooked, put them into the bowl with the eggs and mix carefully mix the eggs with the onions and potatoes.
Clean the frying pan you used before, place it over a low heat and add the other glass of olive oil. Carefully transfer the mixture into the frying pan. Cover the pan and cook it for about 15 minutes on one side. Use a plate to flip the Spanish tortilla over and cook the other side for about 5 to 8 minutes.
Your tortilla Española is done, enjoy your meal!