Tortilla Española

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Total: 50 min.
Angie McGowan
Feel free to improvise—just be sure you have eggs and potatoes!


  • 1/4 lb bacon, diced
  • 1 med sweet potato, chopped
  • 1/2 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 pinch pepper, or to taste
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 Tbs freshly chopped cilantro


  • Preheat oven broiler.
  • Place bacon in large frying pan and cook over medium-low heat until it is about halfway done.
  • Add sweet potatoes and continue to cook until bacon is crisp and potatoes have softened.
  • Add onions and bell peppers and cook until tender crisp.
  • Whisk eggs and add pepper, cumin, and cilantro to eggs. Pour egg mixture over sweet potato mixture in frying pan.
  • Cook over medium-low heat until eggs have set up and then place in oven under broiler. Broil until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 276
  Calories from Fat 182 (66%)
(31%)Total Fat 20g
(32%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(112%)Cholesterol 336mg
(15%)Sodium 353mg
(10%)Potassium 339mg
Total Carbohydrate 10g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(27%)Protein 14g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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