Spanish omelette – known in Spain as tortilla de patatas – is a Spanish classic for good reason.

Made with just 4 main ingredients (plus salt and pepper). But it's SO GOOD. And very versatile...

Think of a Spanish omelette as suitable for breakfast, brunch, lunch, tapas, snack,  picnics or any variation in between!

Cook it slowly and don't overcook. Then flip! You'll have something very impressive, and SO delicious!

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Best Spanish Omelette Recipe (Just 5 Ingredients)

Level: Easy Serves: 4-5 Time: 50 minutes (10 mins hands-on time)

What you need

1. Eggs 2. Onion 3. Olive Oil 4. Potatoes 5. Salt & Pepper

HOW TO MAKE THE BEST SPANISH OMELETTE

Cook potato and onion slices slowly. Stir 2 or 3 times, but otherwise just let them cook on low for almost half an hour.

STEP 1

Carefully spoon the cooked potato and onion into the eggs. Let it stand for a while to let the flavors meld together.

STEP 2

Heat a little more oil in a smaller pan & pour the mixture in. Turn the heat down to low. Let the tortilla cook until around two thirds cooked through.

STEP 3

Flip your omelette! Use a plate to help!

STEP 4

Let it cook for a little longer, then slice it out onto a serving board.

STEP 5