Tortilla Espanola is a king among Spanish tapas, but can be pricey - the potatoes are usually cooked in a vat of olive oil. But we cut down on costs (and prep time) with a genius substitute: potato chips.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Easy Spanish Tortilla Espanola
Total:
30 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
30 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a 10-inch ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, onion, paprika, cayenne and 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring, until the onions are soft and just starting to turn brown, about 6 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the vinegar until absorbed. Transfer to a bowl and let cool.

Whisk together the eggs, 1/2 cup of water and 1 teaspoon of salt in a large bowl. Add the potato chips and cooled onions and stir to combine. Let sit for a few minutes.

Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in the skillet over medium-high heat, then add the potato and egg mixture and cook, until the bottom and the sides set and are a light golden brown, about 3 minutes (use a rubber spatula to help pull and peek around the sides). Transfer to the oven and bake until set, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool slightly in the pan, then slide out onto a cutting board and cut into 12 wedges. Serve at room temperature.

More from:

Have a Backyard BBQ

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Crazy Easy Quickbread

Recipe courtesy of Valerie Bertinelli

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Easy Pizza Dough

Recipe courtesy of Kathleen Daelemans

Easy Greek Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Quick and Easy Apple Tart

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Easy Mexican Chocolate Souffle

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Eggs Over Easy

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Easy Caramel Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Plaster Chocolate Cake 05:58

This cake is so rich and creamy that Raiza Costa wants to plaster the world with it.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking