PARTNER POST: The versatile potato is perfect in a multitude of recipes showcasing flavors from around the globe. Get creative with your spuds.
Make a traditional tortilla española as a hearty meal loaded with potatoes and eggs and serve with a flavorful roasted red pepper sauce.
Potatoes are an underrated vegetable with a bad rep. People often think of potatoes in fat-laden dishes like loaded potato skins, but it doesn’t always have to be that way. A medium baked potato has just 110 calories and is fat, sodium, and cholesterol-free. AND I didn’t know this myself until I looked it up, but potatoes have more potassium than bananas! This fact alone makes me want to eat all the potatoes in the world so I can kill it at my workouts.
This Tortilla Española is truly not that hard to make- it even turned out great for me on the first try! After sautéing peeled and sliced potatoes with chopped onions and olive oil, I combined the mixture with whisked eggs and added everything back into an oven-safe pan (I used my cast iron skillet). I cooked it all slow and low and then popped the pan into the oven to broil for a few minutes. It was a slight labor of love to get the potatoes cooked without browning, but with just a few ingredients and steps, your tortilla will be ready before you know it!
I wanted to add something flavorful and fun to the traditional Spanish omelette recipe, so I made a roasted red pepper and walnut sauce. It was the perfect pairing (and also ridiculously easy to make)!
This meal is easy to make, satisfying, and filling. I hope you’ll give potatoes a second shot with this recipe!
For another international potato recipe, try these Bombay Spiced Potatoes:
I started 24 Carrot Life after becoming obsessed with food blogs and wanting to show that eating healthy can be fun, simple, and delicious. Although I do not follow a specific diet, I experiment a lot with different styles of eating, always focusing on real and whole ingredients. Come follow along as I dirty up the kitchen!