Spanish Quail Egg Tortilla – A Delicious Reinterpretation Of The Classic

A spanish quail egg tortilla ready to be served.

If you’re a fan of the classic omelet, then you’ll definitely love this one! This Spanish quail egg tortilla with pan-fried potatoes and onion will be a feast for your senses. Excellent for vegetarians and easy to make, this nutritious tortilla recipe is likely to become one of your favorite breakfast or dinner choices!

The ingredients are cheap and you can find them in almost any grocery store. What’s best is that they are healthy and you don’t have to worry about excess calories, especially if you’re going to have this quail egg tortilla for breakfast or brunch.


Spanish Quail Egg Tortilla Recipe - Reinterpreting A Classic

Our Spanish quail egg tortilla with potatoes and onion is budget-friendly, easy to make, and absolutely delicious!

Type: Breakfast, Brunch

Cuisine: Spanish

Keywords: quail egg tortilla, Spanish tortilla recipe

Recipe Yield: 4 servings

Calories: approx.m 300 kcal/serving

Preparation Time: PT0H30M

Cooking Time: PT0H50M

Total Time: PT1H20M

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 large white or red onion (several shallots will also do the trick)
  • 4 tablespoons cold-pressed, organic olive oil
  • 25 g full-fat butter
  • 400 g potatoes, quartered and finely sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 40 fresh quail eggs
  • handful flat-leaf parsley or chives or both

Next time, add some heavy cream to the beaten quail eggs for a creamier texture.

If you really want to take things to a whole new level, take some slices of a warmed baguette and rub some of the remaining garlic on it. Next, pile on grated tomatoes and season it to your liking with sea salt and a little olive oil. This will go really well with the Spanish quail egg tortilla.

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