mearl223 On October - 22 - 2009

Spanish Spinach-n-Cheese Omelette

A light fluffy/ spongy Spanish Omelette stuffed with spinach & cheese.





PrepTime 5mins – CookTime 10mins – Serves 4





2 tbsp olive oil
3 medium potatoes – peeled, sliced and lightly dusted with salt
1 white onion, minced.
4 minced garlic cloves
1 ripe tomato – finely diced
5 eggs
Salt to taste
1 chopped green chili
1/2 cup chopped fresh spinach leaves
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese/ any grated cheese you favor.
2 tbsp milk
1 tsp sugar
pepper pwd & lime juice for seasoning

Cooking Instructions:

1. Heat the olive oil in an 10″ non-stick pan/skillet and add the potato slices carefully.

2. Cook, turning occasionally, over medium heat for 5 minutes.

3. Add the onions and garlic and cook until the potatoes are tender.

4. Take off to drain while leaving 3 tbsp oil in the pan.

5. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs with 1/4 tsp salt, milk, sugar, minced tomatoes & chilies.

6. Add the potatoes, and coat them well with the egg.

7. Heat the oil in the skillet & add these egg-coated potatoes spreading evenly – cover the base of the pan.

8. Lower the heat to medium and continue to cook, until mixture is set on 1 side.

9. Spread spinach & cheese on half the omelet & fold the other half over.

10. Cover & simmer for 5 minutes on low-heat (or till cooked to your liking).

11. Slide onto a plate. Season it with salt & pepper pwd and sprinkle with lemon juice to taste (optional).

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