Omelette, the summer queen

Omelette, the summer queen

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The potato omelette It is one of the greatest symbols of the cuisine of our country. There are even those who defend that there are two types of Spaniards, those who eat the tortilla with onion and those who do not.

What is clear is that it is One of the most typical dishes of Spanish cuisine. It is very difficult not to find it in bars, restaurants or in any home. And it supports many variants.

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Another of the particularities of the potato omelette is that it can be consumed at any time of the day, from mid-morning as a snack, on the half-day menu with a salad, snack in sandwich or for dinner ..., there are those I even had a tortilla skewer for breakfast ... with coffee with milk!

Here is the recipe for the potato omelette

INGREDIENTS (4 people):
- 800 g of potatoes
- 1 large onion
- 6 eggs
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Salt

1. Peel the potatoes, wash them to remove dirt and dry them. Cut into slices, salt and stir. Fry in very hot oil for 15-20 min. Chop an onion and brown with a little oil.

2. Beat 6 eggs. Add the potatoes and onion and mix the ingredients well. Pour the mixture into a pan with a drop of olive oil.

3. Curd the tortilla over medium-high heat on both sides until golden brown and according to the tastes of each. To turn it around, help yourself with a large plate, a smooth-edge lid or a special pan to make tortillas. Let stand 15 minutes approx. So that the flavors come together and serve.

It is recommended to use eggs from hens raised outdoors. You will recognize them in the market because their code starts with 0 or 1.
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Potato and pea omelette

There are many variants of the potato omelette, with chorizo, with peppers, with zucchini ... Or with peas, like this one that we propose here.

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Simply add 200 g of peas to the mixture in Step 2 (they can be frozen) previously sauteed in the pan or simply cooked.

Accessories and utensils to make the potato omelette ... and serve it:

bucket bucket with lid

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22,99 €

Maisons du Monde.

Pelapatatas Pelapatatas

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Skimmer Skimmer

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3,99 €


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Cutlery Cutlery

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Apron Apron

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9,95 €

The English Court.

Cupboard cupboard

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Frying pan

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Table Table

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Bordallo Pinheiro.