Veggie Spanish potato and onion tortilla with peppers and manchego served with a green salad with tomatoes

Red Pepper and Manchego Tortilla Recipe

30 Minutes
Serves: 2

A Spanish tortilla made with a medley of crunchy red pepper, soft potatoes and sliced red onions. This tasty Spanish omelette is flavoured with manchego cheese, garlic, paprika and parsley, and served with a simple green salad with tomatoes

Recipe Ingreds


  • 1 whole bell pepper (red)
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 3 whole egg
  • 3 sprig fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 75 grams manchego cheese
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 whole baking potatoes
  • 0.5 whole red onions
  • salt (to taste)
  • 0.5 tsp smoked paprika


  • 100 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 0.5 whole cucumber
  • 40 grams Salad leaves

Recipe with pictures Steps

Step 1

  • slice the red onions thinly
  • peel and slice the potatoes
  • wash and slice the peppers into strips
  • peel and crush the garlic using the garlic crusher or chop finely

Step 2

  • heat half the oil in the frying pan
  • place the onions, potatoes peppers and garlic into a frying pan
  • cook till potatoes are soft
  • Approx 15 mins

Step 3

  • wash mixed leaves and place in a serving bowl.
  • place a cross on the top of the cucumber
  • then slice the cucumber to form quarters
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves
  • wash the cherry tomatoes and then slice in half
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves

Step 4

  • add the egg(s) to a bowl
  • beat the eggs
  • add the paprika
  • season with salt and pepper
  • mix the ingredients

Step 5

  • grate the cheese
  • wash and finely chop the fresh parsley
  • empty the contents of the frying pan into a bowl
  • add the eggs, cheese and parsley to the bowl

Step 6

  • heat the remaining oil in the frying pan
  • add the potato mixture to the pan
  • cook for 3 to 4 mins
  • place under the grill
  • cook till crisp and golden brown

Step 7

  • cut the tortilla into slices
  • serve with salad

Recipe Utensils

  • 2 chopping board
  • 1 fish slice
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 Garlic crusher
  • 1 grater
  • 1 large bowl
  • 2 large knife

How to make potato and onion tortilla with peppers and manchego

Slice the potatoes, peppers and onions and, fry with crushed garlic till soft allow to cool a little. Beat the eggs in a bowl, add the contents of the frying pan into the eggs with the chopped parsley, grated cheese and paprika and mix. Add the mixture back to the frying pan and cook till the eggs are set and then brown under the grill.  

What makes our vegetarian Spanish tortilla the best

This recipe is so simple and quick to cook we have added peppers and manchego cheese to a traditional potato and onion tortilla to give extra flavour and texture, the star ingredient that makes this dish special is the addition of smoked paprika. 

Make potato and onion tortilla for dinner tonight

This is the perfect dinner idea for a quick meal after work when you are in hurry, we love manchego cheese but if you don't have any, use any hard cheese you have in the fridge. To make this the ideal meal eat our tortilla with  

  • fresh crusty bread
  • A fresh tomato and green salad 
  • A delicious creamy coleslaw 

Other vegetarian bell pepper recipes

Spaghetti with Pureed Tomatoes, Red Pepper & Herbs

Mushroom & Pearl Barley Stuffed Peppers

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