Filled Spanish omelette

    1 hour 15 min

    Great for parties, to enjoy on its own or to accompany any meal. Serve by itself as a breakfast option, or with a salad as a light lunch or supper.


    -, Gibraltar
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    Serves: 10 

    • 4 large potatoes, peeled
    • sunflower oil, for frying
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 8 large eggs
    • 10 slices ham
    • 150g grated Cheddar cheese

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Preheat the oven to about 150 C / Gas
    2. Chop potatoes into small cubes and fry in a little oil over a low setting until nearly tender, about 15 minutes. Add the onion and cook and stir until soft.
    3. Once potatoes and onion are tender remove from the pan and place in a bowl, add salt, baking powder and eggs and mix well.
    4. Line a dish with greaseproof paper and add half of the potato mixture.
    5. Add a layer of ham over the potato mixture.
    6. Spread the grated cheese over the ham.
    7. Add another layer of ham over the cheese and then add the remaining half of the potato mixture and prick with a skewer in different places.
    8. Place in oven until set normally takes about 30 to 45 minutes. Remove from the oven, slice as you wish and serve!


    I've also filled this with Spanish ham and green peppers, guests loved it. So feel free to experiment with fillings but please let me know! :)

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