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Tortilla De Patatas (Potato Omelet) - Aka Frittata

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Category: Eggs

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lg Red potatoes; sliced 1//8"
  • -thick
  • 1/2 c Olive oil
  • 3 Eggs; separate out yolks
  • 1/3 c Cheddar cheese; coarsely
  • -chopped
  • 1/3 c Onion; coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 c Ham; coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 c Mushrooms; coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 c Milk or cream
  • 1/8 ts Baking powder
  • Garlic; to taste
  • Oregano; to t


Brown potatoes in olive oil. Drain. Whip egg yolks a little bit, add all
other ingredients except egg whites. Mix thoroughly. Beat egg whites until
about double in volume (a foamy liquid) . Fold egg whites gently into rest
of mixture. Pour into a buttered, pre-heated omelet pan. Cook gently until
almost set. Keep sliding the pan back and forth so that the omelet doesn't
stick. Remove pan from stovetop. Place under pre-heated broiler. Cook until
top is browned to your liking. Remove from oven, slide omelet onto plate
and eat.

Notes: This is a Spanish dish. Note that in Spain (also in Venezuela) a
tortilla is an egg dish, not like a Mexican tortilla. Use only as much
olive oil as needed to brown the potatoes.

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