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Spanish tortilla

  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


Simple, filling and delicious, perfect for picnics, summery lunches and lunchboxes!



  • 350 g new potatoes (cooked according to packet instructions)
  • 2 onions (chopped in half and finely sliced)
  • 8 free-range eggs
  • salt and pepper
  • parsley to garnish
  • Low calorie cooking spray or spray oil


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180c
  2. Spray an oven-proof dish with cooking spray or oil (you can line with greaseproof paper if you want to be able to remove it from the dish really easily)
  3. Fry the onions in low calorite cooking spray for approximately 10 minutes, until soft and a little browned
  4. slice up the cooked new potatoes
  5. Beat the eggs together and season with salt and pepper
  6. Pour the egg mixture into the oven-proof dish, add in the potatoes and onions and mix well to combine. Season the top with a little salt and pepper.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes, and serve warm or cold, sprinkled with chopped fresh parsley


Cheese goes really well in this, just mix grated cheese into the egg mixture. CHEAT: Use tinned new potatoes and frozen onion to save on any prep!

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Keywords: picnic, quiche, summer