How can you prepare a Tortilla de patatas or Spanish omelette?

Tortilla de patatas or Spanish omelette is one of the most famous dishes of the Spanish cuisine which it´s known around all the world.

There are lots of different recipes to prepare it but we recommend to you one video translated into English, in case that you can´t understand a Spanish chef yet.

Watch this video recipe on Youtube

Tortilla de patatas or Spanish omelette


All ingredients you need to prepare 2 portions are:

  • 3 medium size potatoes.
  • 1 medium size onion (it is not neccesary).
  • 3-4 eggs (depending on size).
  • Extra virgin olive oil.
  • Salt.

Estimated time: 30 min => 5 min preparation + 25 min cooking

Read more about directions in Spanish Cooking Website

Try to cook a delicious Spanish omelette and send us a photo with your result to We will publish it in La Rioja Spanish School and in our social networks like Twitter or Facebook

¡Buen provecho!