Thursday, May 10, 2012

Spanish Tortilla

1T oil
1 med potato, scrubbed and grated or julienned (1/8")
1/2 med onion, thinly sliced
1 spicy black bean burger
1/2 t taco seasoning
4 eggs, whisked together with 2T water
2 oz cheese (cheddar, Swiss, Gruyere, etc.)

Heat 1t oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Sauté the onions until browned and caramelized, about 6 minutes.

Add 1t oil to the skillet, and breakup the bean burger in the skillet. Brown the bean burger pieces with the onion until the burger pieces are well-browned and crispy. Remove the onion/burger mixture to a plate and set aside.

While the onions and the burger are frying, grate (or use a mandolins) the potatoes into a bowl of cold water. Let sit for a couple of minutes. Drain and rinse the potatoes in a colander.

Heat the oven to 350F.

Reduce the stove heat to low-medium. Add 1t oil to the skillet. Add the potatoes to the skillet. Stir to coat the potatoes, and cook for 9 minutes. Turn the potatoes, and sprinkle lightly withe salt. Sprinkle with the taco seasoning, and fry for another 9 minutes. Turn one more. Fry for another 4 minutes. Adjust the heat to low. Add the onion/burger mixture. Mix together. Pour the eggs over the potato mixture. Tilt the skillet to make sure the eggs are spread out evenly. Sprinkle with the cheese then with the paprika.

Bake for 10 minutes. Cut into 8 wedges. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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