Low Fat Spanish Omelette

This low fat Spanish omelette is super easy and will go down a treat alongside a salad or other tapas favourites.

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Low Fat Spanish Omelette
Recipe AuthorAlice Cameron
Date9 December 2019
People4
MachineManual Mode
Preparation time 15 Minutes
Rest time 15 Minutes
Cooking time 57 Minutes
Total time 1 Hour 27 Minutes

This healthy version of a Spanish omelette is so good you won’t feel guilty for going back for second helpings! The ingredients are simple – like most good hearty foodpotatoes, onions and eggs with a pinch of salt for taste and dash of olive oil.

It’s great both hot or cold, serve it with a fresh salad for a delicious light lunch.

This low-fat version is made by steaming instead of frying. Make sure to use waxy potatoes like Charlotte, Maris Peer Jersey Royals.

Try making this easy tapas favourite at home today!

Ingredient list

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Potato 300gwaxy
Onion 200g
Egg 6unitslarge
IngredientQtaUMNotes
Salt 5g

Step nr: 1 - Chop vegetables

Ingredient list for step nr: 1

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Potato 300gram
IngredientQtaUMNotes
Onion 200gram
Preparation time 10 Minutes
Total time 10 Minutes

Chop the onion in half and slice finely. Quarter the potatoes and cut into 3 mm pieces.

Step nr: 2 - Heat pan

Ingredient list for step nr: 2

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Olive Oil 50milliliter
Preparation time 1 Minute
Total time 1 Minute

Take a large frying pan and heat the olive oil over a high heat.

Step nr: 3 - Caramelize onions

Ingredient list for step nr: 3

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Onion 200gram
IngredientQtaUMNotes
Salt 5gram
Cooking time 5 Minutes
Total time 5 Minutes

Add the onions and the salt to the frying pan and caramelise. Stir occasionally.

Do not add the potatoes at this stage as they will stop the onions from caramelizing properly.

Step nr: 4 - Add potatoes

Ingredient list for step nr: 4

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Potato 300gram
Cooking time 15 Minutes
Total time 15 Minutes

Add the potatoes to the onions and continue cooking until golden brown. Stirring occasionally.

Step nr: 5 - Remove onions and potatoes

Ingredient list for step nr: 5

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Potato 300gram
IngredientQtaUMNotes
Onion 200gram
Preparation time 2 Minutes
Total time 2 Minutes

With a slotted spoon remove the potatoes and onions from the pan.

If you want to remove even more oil add the potatoes and onions to a sieve with a bowl underneath and leave for a few minutes.

Step nr: 6 - Add eggs

Ingredient list for step nr: 6

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Egg 6units
Rest time 15 Minutes
Total time 15 Minutes

Crack the eggs into a large bowl add the potatoes and onions. Mix together and cover with a dishcloth. Leave to rest for 15 minutes.

Resting the mixture will make the eggs less runny, making it easier to steam. It will also allow more flavour will develop.

Step nr: 7 - Boil water

Ingredient list for step nr: 7

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Water 1liter
Cooking time 5 Minutes
Total time 5 Minutes

While the mixture is resting fill a saucepan with water and bring to a boil.

Step nr: 8 - Line steamer

Cooking time 2 Minutes
Total time 2 Minutes

Take the steamer basket and line it with baking parchment.

Scrunch the baking parchment up before lining the steam basket, this will allow you to line the steamer basket easier.

Step nr: 9 - Steam

Ingredient list for step nr: 9

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Water 1liter
Cooking time 30 Minutes
Total time 30 Minutes

When the water is boiling add the mixture to the steamer basket then place it on the pan with the lid on.

Step nr: 10 - Serve

Preparation time 2 Minutes
Total time 2 Minutes

Remove the steamer basket from the pan and remove the omelette from the basket.

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