For 6 people, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Resting Cooking Start to finish 41 min. 3 min. 33 min. 1 hour 17 min. Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
At what time? When will I finish if I start the recipe at a certain time? When should I start for the recipe to be ready at a certain time? Work this out...
Step by step recipe
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Stage 1 -
Stage 2 -
Cut 2 slices smoked ham into thin strips.
Stage 3 -
Peel and wash 1 kg
Slice, wash again, drain and dry in a cloth.
Stage 4 -
Pour 1 glass
into a large pan, to give ½ cm ( ¼ inch) in the bottom. This seems a lot, but don't worry it's fine.
When oil is hot, add potaoes and garlic, salt and mix to distribute oil over potatoes.
Stage 5 -
Cook covered, stirring from time to time, until potatoes are just soft (about 25 minutes).
Stage 6 -
Add onion and ham, mix well and leave to cook, uncovered, for 5 more minutes.
It doesn't matter, whatever many other recipes might say, if potatoes are browned, on the contrary it's even better.
Stage 8 -
Tip potaoes + onion and ham into a strainer to drain off excess olive oil.
Stage 9 -
Meanwhile, break 6
, salt amd pepper, then beat with a
Stage 10 -
Add potatoes and mix.
Stage 11 -
Put a frying pan on medium heat, pour in 4 tablespoons olive oil saved from cooking potatoes.
When oil is hot, add potato-egg mixture, then with a
, scrape bottom of pan to help eggs cook.
Do this until only a little liquid egg remains.
Stage 12 -
Turn down heat, cover and leave to cook for 3 minutes.
Your tortilla is almost cooked now, and should be turned over.
Stage 14 -
Using an oven glove to protect your hand, press firmly on lid and with a smart gesture turn upside down.
Tortilla is now on the lid .
Tip: if the inside of your lid is not smooth, line with
. By the way, if you can manage this, you're ready for a
Stage 15 -
Slide tortilla back into pan, and leave to stand for 2 or 3 minutes off the heat to just cook the bottom.
For the ham, if possible use one of those great spanish hams (Jamon Iberico).
If you are worry about turning tortilla upside down, leave it on the first side, still covered, 5 minutes off the heat to finish cooking top.
There are infinite ways of filling tortillas, from this recipe let your imagination guide you. Don't hesitate, when they're
, to use spring onions.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 6 people : 16.40 € Per person : 2.73 € Note : These prices are only approximate
And to drink?:
A spanish wine of course!
If you can, try "Villa Narcisa", a great red wine from Javier Sanz, wine maker in Valladolid (Spain), or "Orden Tercera", also from Javier (contact
Source Home made. More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
Potatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Minestrone, Winegrowers' sausage casserole, Truffade, Mushroom velouté, Seafood sauerkraut, ... All Egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Eggs en Cocotte à la Française, Scrambled eggs (Oeufs brouillés), Potato Waffles with Smoked Salmon, Salmon and spinach quiche, ... All Smoked ham: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style, Gougères, Red rice pannequets, Endive gratin with cancoillotte, Melting Epoisses on toast , ... All Onion: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spaghetti Bolognese, Vegetable clafoutis, Bolognaise lasagne, Chicken with rice and leeks, Lumberjack turnovers, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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