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Potato Torta with Caramelized Onions and Spinach

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 35 min.
Cook Time: 60 min.
Total: 1 hr. 35 min.
Kate Miller
A Spanish omelette that satisfies as a main dish or an appetizer.

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbs olive oil, divided
  • 1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups frozen spinach, thawed
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3 Tbs butter (or margarine)
  • 4 russet potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend

Directions

  • Heat 2 Tbs olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onion, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low and cook an additional 15 minutes, until onions are lightly browned and caramelized.
  • Stir in spinach and nutmeg. Cook another 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a heavy, oven-safe skillet, melt 3 Tbs butter (or margarine) with 1 Tbs olive oil over medium heat.
  • Remove from heat and place a layer of potatoes in the pan. Layer in over-lapping circles. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Top with spinach and onion mixture. Bake at 400F for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven. Add shredded cheese on top of the filling mixture.
  • Use the remaining potato slices to add another overlapping circle layer. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with remaining 1 Tbs olive oil.
  • Return to a 400F oven and cook for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and let sit about 3 minutes.
  • Invert the torta onto a large serving platter and cut into wedges to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 277
  Calories from Fat 149 (54%)
(26%)Total Fat 17g
(35%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(10%)Cholesterol 30mg
(11%)Sodium 253mg
(18%)Potassium 641mg
Total Carbohydrate 23g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(21%)Protein 11g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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