Spanish Tortilla

This past weekend I was invited to a brunch potluck, so I hit the interwebs for inspiration. The criteria: time efficient, cheap, and easily transportable. I settled on this Spanish Tortilla (picture: frittata meets potato gratin) which came together in about an hour and a half, and didn’t require any extra attention as I sleepily drank my coffee and stirred the onions around in a pan. This is one of those recipes that you could fiddle with — some chopped fresh herbs would fare well, and so would little bits of salty ham, or hell – bacon fat instead of butter, but at the end of the day, the recipe itself stands strong and complete, with just eggs, potatoes, onions, and a little cheese. Don’t take it out of the oven until the cheese has melted, the potato peaks have lovely color, and the hot butter is foaming around the edges.


See the recipe here.

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