Tortilla De Patatas. ( Spanish Potato Omelette)

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Jane Gib

The "secret" ingredient here is the baking powder, as that will make it rise. Normally we use left over chips for this omelette and you can add sausasges, mushrooms or even chicken. Use whatever leftovers you have in your fridge. This is eaten hot or cold. Nice either way. If you dont have any left over chips, just fry some and use.

Top Review by BusyNomadLady

As a kid growing up in Costa Rica we had a neighbor from Spain that would make this and bring it over and I would eat it cold I loved it soooo much. Now at 24 I got the strangest craving for it so I found your recipe. PERFECT! I added some frozen spinach when frying the potatoes which really added something to it. I make this all the time now, always requested by my husband..fine by me because all the ingredients are always on hand! I usually stick what ever left overs I have in it...tomatoes taste very good and add color. Very important for everyone to remember to really let it cook at that very low heat until almost cooked before flipping it onto a plate and back onto the pan. First few times I made this I had to do it over the sink...just in case

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the potatoes into chips and fry.
  2. add the baking powder and seasoning to the beaten eggs and soak the chips in it for a few minutes.
  3. Add a little oil in a pan, and on a low heat, add the egg and chips. Cook for a few minutes and then using a plate, turn and cook other side.

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