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Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

Breakfast Tortilla

You can substitute pecorino Romano cheese for Manchego.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2009

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 wedge and 2 tablespoons tomatoes)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound Yukon gold potato (about 1 medium)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons finely grated Manchego cheese
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Place potato in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until tender; drain. Cool. Peel potato; thinly slice.

3. Combine 2 teaspoons chives, 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper, eggs, and egg white in a bowl; stir with a whisk until blended.

4. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in an 8-inch ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and potato slices; cook 30 seconds, gently turning potato to coat with oil. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Press potato mixture with a spatula into a solid layer in bottom of pan. Pour egg mixture over potato mixture; cook 1 minute. Gently stir egg and potato mixture. Press potato back down in bottom of pan; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese.

5. Bake at 350° for 7 minutes or until center is set. Remove from oven. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil. Loosen sides of tortilla from pan; gently slide onto a serving platter. Top with tomatoes and remaining 1 teaspoon chives.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 190
  • Fat: 10.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 215mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 581mg
  • Calcium: 77mg
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