Healthy Tortilla - Spanish Omelette (VG + GF)

Updated: Jul 26

A little twist to the traditional #Spanish #Omelette made eggs - the famous #tortilla - very popular in Spain, especially towards the North. The traditional tortilla - “tortilla de patatas” is made of eggs, potatoes, olive oil and salt, and some people add onion too.

Try this #delicious (and #healthy) #vegan version - you won’t even notice the difference!
Healthy Tortilla - Spanish Omelette

MAKES:

8 servings as a side dish

4 servings as a main dish


Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

TOTAL = 45 min

INGREDIENTS:

  • olive oil

  • 16 tbls chickpea flour

  • 1 tbls of oat (gluten free) flour

  • 250ml aguafaba or water

  • 1-2 tsp kala namak* salt (according to your taste)

  • 800 grams (about 4 medium) potatoes

  • 2 egg replacements (I used Orgran No Egg - Egg Replacer)

  • 1 yellow onion

  • salt to taste

Optional:

  • squash or other vegetables

  • nutritional yeast

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Healthy Tortilla - Spanish Omelette

LET's DO THIS: 

Peel and wash the potatoes, then cut them into small pieces. Prepare the onion chopping it into small pieces. And heat up some olive oil in a non-stick frying pan the pan, once the oil is hot add the potatoes, onion and 1/2 tsp of Kala namak (+ if using add the chopped squash. The oil should almost cover the potatoes.


Cook for about 20 minutes - stirring occasionally until potatoes are nice and soft. Meanwhile prepare the 'egg' mixture in bowl. Mix together the aguafaba (or water) with the chickpea four, rest of the kala namak salt (+ if using add the nutritional yeast) and whisk together properly.

Remove the potatoes and onion from the pan with a slotted spoon and add them into the prepared mix. Place one or two tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan and heat on medium heat. Pour in the potato onion mixture into the pan and cook on low heat for about 10 minutes. Place a plate over the tortilla and turn it around to cook the other side for another 10 minutes. Turn the tortilla again if required until it’s totally cooked.


Best served hot and with a side of salad and some bread.

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Go CHICKPEAS!

Help to control your blood sugar levels, increase satiety, improve digestion thanks to their high fiber content, help to protect your body against heart diseases and cancer.

Not to mention they provide some essential vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Folate (folic-acid), Potassium & Vitamin B6 + they are a GREAT source of plant-based cruelty-free protein!


*Kala Namak (black salt)

It gives the tortilla the authentic egg-like taste. It can help with constipation and bloating, heartburn, controls cholesterol level, relieves muscle spasms and cramps and prevents depression.


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AYURVEDA:

Pitta food 

   - Element - fire + water

   - Energy - hot + oily 


✓ recommended for Kapha dosha types

✗ aggravates Vata and Pitta dosha types




DISCOVER YOUR DOSHA

We are each a mix & a mach of unique energies, called Doshas according to Ayurveda.

In this quiz, Veronika breaks down the percentage of each Dosha within you, to give you a deeper understanding of your true nature and showing you how to take the best care of yourself to achieve overall wellbeing and contentment

WHICH DOSHA AM I?

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CHAKRA HEALING FOOD:

• Muladhara | Root Chakra


FOODS: Root vegetables (Beets, rutabagas, garlic, ginger, turnips, potatoes, and parsnips) and red fruits.




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