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Spanish Tortilla

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound red or white potatoes, waxy
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, ground, to taste
  • 1 yellow onion, medium, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 4 eggs, large
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, minced

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

35 minutes

Serves:

This classic Spanish tapa is delicious and filling—a marvelous choice for a party hors d’oeuvre.

Why try? With the primary ingredients being potatoes, eggs, and onions, this is an economical way to keep your party guests happy.

Food Byte: May be made a day in advance (bring to room temperature before serving).

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Preparation

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375€F.
  2. Heat two tablespoons olive oil over medium heat in an 8" ovenproof skillet (preferably non-stick). Add sliced potato and season generously with salt and pepper. Cook potatoes, turning gently, until softened but not browned, approximately 20 minutes. Remove from pan and reserve.
  3. Add remaining oil and onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, approximately 10 minutes. Add garlic to onions and cook 2-3 minutes, until softened and aromatic. Return potatoes to skillet, gently stir to combine, and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to low. Beat eggs with the parsley. Pour eggs into skillet over vegetables and shake the pan to evenly distribute the eggs. Cook, without stirring, for 5 minutes. Transfer to oven and cook 10 minutes, or until egg is set.
  5. Cool to room temperature. Remove from pan and cut into 12 thin wedges or squares.