Spanish Tortilla (Eggs & Potato)
Eggs are a delicious low cost/high quality protein, an often overlooked Superfood high in vitamin K, B vitamins, selenium and vitamin D. Rich is several nutrients that promote heart health and brain function. Don't be fooled by the myth that they cause high blood cholesterol - have a read of this article: https://authoritynutrition.com/how-many-eggs-should-you-eat/
This is a great recipe when you have left over cooked or roasted potatoes, a great source of resistant starch which is great food for our gut flora read more here: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/the-definitive-guide-to-resistant-starch/#axzz4F5fXz5zD
Spanish Tortilla is more or less a Frittata but unique as it is mostly just eggs and potato - if you have ever been to Spain you would have seen it served for breakfast everywhere!
Extra-virgin olive oil
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
Crushed garlic (optional)
1-1.5 cups precooked potatoes roughly chopped or quartered
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
6 large eggs
splash of almond milk or soy milk
Salt & Pepper
Parsley to serve
Saute red onion slices with olive oil then set aside to cool. Whisk together eggs & milk and then stir in chopped potato and onion slices and garlic if using. Add some olive oil to a deep fry pan and then pour in egg mix, sprinkle on smoked paprika, cook bottom then finish in the oven or under the grill.