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Choriza and basil tortilla

Recipe from: 5/29/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 9
Servings 7


  • 60
    olive oil
  • 3
    large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1
    small onion, finely chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 30
    fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • 1
    chorizo sausage, thinly sliced
  • 10
    extra-large eggs
  • 30
  • salt and black pepper


Heat the oil in a deep 25 cm pan.
Add the potatoes and fry lightly for 10 to 15 minutes until nearly soft.
Add the onion and garlic and fry for a further 2 minutes.
Add the basil and chorizo.
Beat the eggs and water together and pour into the pan.
Season well with salt and pepper.
Cook over low heat until the egg has set, shaking the pan every now and then.
Meanwhile heat the grill until hot.
Once the tortilla has set, grill quickly until golden brown on top.
Allow to cool slightly and cut into triangles.

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