Tortilla Española with Chorizo

Bring the fabulous flavors of Spain to your dinner table with this omelette that features eggs, sausage and potatoes.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

6
tablespoons olive oil
4
cups sliced (1/8 inch) small red potatoes (about 8)
1
cup red bell pepper strips (2x1/4x1/4 inch)
1
medium onion, halved, thinly sliced
8
eggs
1
teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
8
oz Spanish chorizo sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch ovenproof nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook potatoes, bell pepper and onion in oil 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until very tender but not brown. Remove from heat.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat eggs, salt and pepper with wire whisk until well blended. Stir in chorizo.
  • 3 Set oven control to broil. Pour egg mixture into skillet, spreading evenly over potato mixture. Cook 5 minutes, without stirring, until bottom and edges are set.
  • 4 Transfer skillet to oven; broil with top about 8 inches from heat 5 minutes or until top is just set. Place heatproof serving plate upside down over skillet; turn plate and skillet over. Remove skillet. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Cut into 2-inch squares.
  • 1 In 12-inch ovenproof nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook potatoes, bell pepper and onion in oil 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until very tender but not brown. Remove from heat.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat eggs, salt and pepper with wire whisk until well blended. Stir in chorizo.
  • 3 Set oven control to broil. Pour egg mixture into skillet, spreading evenly over potato mixture. Cook 5 minutes, without stirring, until bottom and edges are set.
  • 4 Transfer skillet to oven; broil with top about 8 inches from heat 5 minutes or until top is just set. Place heatproof serving plate upside down over skillet; turn plate and skillet over. Remove skillet. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Cut into 2-inch squares.

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Expert Tips

Spanish chorizo is a dry-cured pork sausage flavored with smoked paprika and similar in texture to salami. Don’t confuse it with Mexican chorizo, which looks more like bulk pork sausage.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
127
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
243mg
243%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.