Torta Espanola (Spanish Omelet)

Torta Espanola (Spanish Omelet)
Recipe type: Eggs and Cheeses
Serves: 6
  • 10 eggs
  • 10 Tablespoons milk
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Sauce or Filling:
  • 4 Tablespoons fat or oil
  • 2 large onions, minced
  • 5 medium green peppers, chopped
  • 4 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Cup tomato puree
  1. Make the sauce first: fry the onion in the shortening, then add the peppers, tomatoes, and puree.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 25 minutes.
  3. For the omelet: Beat the egg whites alone, then beat the yolks alone until thick and lemon color. Add salt, flour and milk to the yolks and mix. Then fold yolk mixture into the beaten whites. Make into 5 or 6 omelets, and fry then in the fat or oil, on both sides.
  4. Remove from the frying pan when a delicate brown on both sides and spread each omelet with the sauce and roll up.
  5. Pour what is left of the sauce over the rolled omelets before serving.

Try Hash Browns if serving for breakfast, or Spanish rice if serving for dinner or brunch.

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