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Delightful Potato Tortilla Recipe

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by Gen Wilson (subscribe)
A love of the weird and wonderful keeps me writing!
Published August 28th 2012
Make delicious food with limited time and money
Delicious potato tortilla.

It's nearly the end of the month. Is your food budget stretched to its limit? Time to get creative with a few food items which are cheap and cheerful. Here's how to make a delicious potato tortilla.


500g of potatoes cut into thin 1cm slices
60ml (1/4 cup) of olive oil
1 brown onion thinly sliced
4 garlic cloves thinly sliced
2 tablespoons of flat leaf italian parsley
6 eggs
A sprinkle of any cheese (parmesan, fetta or even good ol' tasty)

What to do:

1) Place potato slices in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Bring to boil over high heat. Boil for 5 minutes then drain and put aside.

Potato Slices
Slice potato thinly.

Potato Tortilla
Boil potato slices for 5 minutes.

2) Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and cheese. Cook for 5 minutes or until the onion softens.

Potato Tortilla
Cook the onion, garlic and cheese for 5 minutes or until the onion softens.

3) Add the potato and parsley to the pan and stir to combine. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes gently pressing down into the pan.

Potato Tortilla
Add potato and parsley.

4) Crack the 6 eggs into a bowl and whisk.

Potato Tortilla
Whisk 6 eggs so that they are ready to pour.

5) Pour the eggs evenly over the potato mixture. Cook over a medium heat for about 20 minutes or until egg is cooked.

Cook for 20 minutes or until egg is cooked.

6) Serve and enjoy!
Potato Tortilla
Serve and enjoy!
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Cost: About $5
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