Spanish tortilla

According to legend, potato tortilla was born thanks to General Thomas de Sumalakarregi.During the siege of Bilbao, he came up to his soldiers is simple and nutritious meal.However, it is not known, it is true or not, however, likely tortilla became widely known it was during the first Carlist war.But there is another legend according to which, tortilla prepared a housewife Navarre, which stopped for the night Sumalakarregi.She was poor, because in her house there were only potatoes, eggs and onions, because of the mixture and the dish turned out, soon became popular worldwide.


For the first stage

  • 200 g potato
  • 60 ml olive oil (1/4 cup)

The second stage

  • Half sweet red pepper (paprika)
  • Half of sweet green pepper

For the third stage

  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper

for the fourth stage

  • 200 grams of red tomatoes
  • 100 g of frozen corn (third cup)

For the fifth stage

  • 4 chicken eggs
  • 20 g parsley (1 tablespoon with slide)
  • 1/2 hours.spoons of salt


dish is prepared in several stages, and each - a set of products.

1 stage.Peel the potatoes, cut them into thin slices and fry in the frying pan for 10 minutes.Roast, stirring constantly, until the potatoes are slightly tender.Remember, it should not be ready until the end, otherwise the dish will turn loose.Fire make a minimum.

Stage 2.Wash multi-colored peppers, remove seeds and tail, cut into cubes.

Stage 3.Add the potatoes to the pan sliced ​​pepper and crushed garlic, mix well.Salt and pepper dish.

Stage 4.After 5-6 minutes add the tomatoes to the pan, diced, and corn.

5 stage.In a separate bowl whisk together (but not smooth), eggs, salt and chopped fresh herbs.

When the potato slices in a pan has become soft, add them to the egg.After this, nothing can be stirred.Then we can proceed in two ways.The first - to wait until the bottom tortilla lightly fry over low heat, and then using a plate to turn and fry the other.The second (if removable pan handle) - put in a preheated 200 degree oven and bake until ready.

Serve portions, cold or hot.

Servings: 6.

Nutritional values ​​per serving: 170 kcal.

Preparation time: 50 minutes.

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