Sweet Potato Tortilla Recipe with Pepper Sauce

Sweet potato tortilla with pepper sauce

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Switch up this traditional Spanish dish and use sweet potatoes, flame-roasted peppers and sweet smoked paprika for a vibrant twist



  • sweet potatoes 800g, peeled
  • olive oil
  • flame-roasted peppers 290g jar, drained
  • red wine vinegar 1 tsp
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • sweet smoked paprika 1 tsp
  • ground cumin ½ tsp
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • spring onions 1 bunch, sliced
  • eggs 6, beaten and seasoned


  • Step 1

    Slice the potatoes into thin rounds about 1/2 cm thick. heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a medium non-stick frying pan (about 25cm across), then add the potatoes and season. Cover and cook gently for 10 minutes, stirring now and again, until tender.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile,put the peppers into a blender, add the vinegar, 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, the spices, garlic and some seasoning and whizz to a smooth sauce.

  • Step 3

    Heat the grill to high. scatter the onions over the potatoes, then pour the eggs over and shake the pan to distribute them evenly. leave the tortilla to cook for about 8 minutes, shaking the pan regularly, until the eggs are almost set. Flash the pan under the grill for 1-2 minutes to finish cooking then serve in wedges with salad and the sauce.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 409
  • Fat 19.5g
  • Saturates 4.2g
  • Carbs 46g
  • Fibre 6.9g
  • Protein 15.3g
  • Salt 1.1g