Great Spanish Cookbook: Potato Tortilla With Chorizo and Parsley

Potato tortilla is a classic and filling Spanish tapas dish. This recipe adds rich and spicy sausage to elevate the flavour and add vibrant colour. Serve by the slice as a snack or add a hearty salad for a rich and easy to make winter meal.

Here’s how to make potato tortilla with chorizo and parsley:

Ingredients List

  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 50g chorizo, chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ a bunch parsley, chopped

Cooking Method

  • Cook the sliced potatoes in a pan of boiling water until they’re just tender, then drain until dry.
  • In a non-stick frying pan heat a tablespoon of olive oil and cook the sliced onions until soft and translucent. Add the chorizo until cooked and finally add in the parsley
  • Beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl and season.
  • Tip the potato and chorizo mixture into the beaten egg mixture and stir.
  • Take a clean frying pan, add a tablespoon of oil and heat
  • Tip in the egg mix and leave over a medium heat until the bottom is browned and the top is set.
  •  Flip the tortilla onto a plate then slide the uncooked side down back into the pan. Cook for another 5 minutes until the bottom is set, then turn onto a plate and serve.

Other Spanish recipes you might enjoy include:

Cod With Tomato and Chorizo Sauce

Delicious Spanish Omelette (Tortilla de Patata)

Chocolate Churros and Chocolate Sauce

Classic Gazpacho

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