Spanish-style potato tortilla with spiced tomato sauce

Turn that party into a fiesta with this Spanish-style potato tortilla recipe! Cut into wedges and serve alongside homemade spiced tomato sauce for a crowd-pleasing snack or tasty lunch

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 500 gram thinly sliced baby new potatoes
  • 1 thinly sliced small red onion
  • 4 eggs
  • 400 gram can diced tomatoes
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 chopped long red chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • micro herbs, to serve (optional)


  • 1
    In a 20cm nonstick frying pan, heat olive oil on medium.
  • 2
    Cook potatoes and red onion for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until potatoes are tender.
  • 3
    Reduce heat to low. Preheat grill to medium.
  • 4
    In a bowl, whisk eggs and season. Pour over potatoes, moving them around gently to fill the pan evenly. Cook for 5-6 minutes until set underneath and around the sides.
  • 5
    Wrap a tea towel around the handle of frying pan. Place pan under grill and cook for 5-6 minutes until firm.
  • 6
    Cool for 5 minutes, then turn out on to a plate.
  • 7
    To make tomato sauce, in a small saucepan, heat tomatoes, garlic, red chilli and cayenne pepper, stirring. Season to taste.
  • 8
    Sprinkle tortilla with micro herbs. Serve in wedges with tomato sauce.


  • Add some sliced salami or mushrooms with the potato and onion, if desired.