Spanish tortilla

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Spanish omelette or Spanish tortilla is one of the signature dishes in the Spanish cuisine . It is an omelette made with eggs and potatoes, optionally including onion. You can serve this as a breakfast item, lunch or dinner item.

Ingredients

5 eggs

4 medium potatoes

2 medium onions

Salt and pepper according to taste

Preparation

In a small bowl beat 5 eggs and add salt and pepper.

Cut onions and potatoes into thin slices.

In a pan add half cup of olive oil or any vegetable oil and fry onions and potatoes in medium heat. Add some salt to taste. When the onions become caramelized and potatoes are cooked, remove it from pan and drop this mixture into the egg bowl. Allow to rest 10 minutes.

Pour everything into a pan with two tablespoons of oil and cook on a medium heat. Using a spatula, shape the omelette into a cushion

When almost set, invert on a plate and slide back into the pan and cook a few more minutes.

Invert two more times, cooking the omelette briefly on each side and pressing the edges to keep the cushion shape. Slide on to a plate and cool for 10 minutes before serving.

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