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Purple Tortilla Espanola

Purple Tortilla EspaƱola

sure, the traditional tortilla espanola is delicious, but a little cheese and avocado makes everything better! 

Servings 4


  • 3 fingerling potatoes
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup Fontina shredded
  • 1/2 avocado


  1. Using a mandolin, thinly slice the purple potatoes and red onion. 

  2. Add the olive oil into a small skillet. On low to medium heat cool the potatoes, onions, and thyme. Cook for 10-15 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk three eggs. 

  4. Remove the thyme from the skillet, reserve a few potatoes from the skillet to decorate with.

  5. Add the egg and cheese to the skillet. Cook for 8-10 minutes until eggs are fully cooked. 

  6. Remove the tortilla espanola from the skillet and place on a plate. Add extra purple potatoes on top, if you wish. Top with avocado

  7. Cut into 2 or 4 pieces, serve with some greens.