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Spanish Omelette

Don’t have any butternut squash? Use the same weight of any vegetables – carrots; frozen mixed vegetables; sweet potato; white potato. Whatever you have



spanish omelette
Spanish omelette, a close up picture of a slice

spanish omelette

butternut squash is used in this tasty version
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes
Dietary Requirements: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 51p
Calories: 405.25kcal
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  • 60 g cheddar
  • 5 eggs
  • 160 g butternut squash cut into small cubes (approx 1 cm)
  • 160 g onion also diced
  • 10 ml oil for frying
  • splash milk
  • 1/2 tsp chilli
  • tsp garlic

Serve With

  • 320 g peas 80g each
  • 1 kg potatoes made into wedges


  • Fry butternut squash for approx 10-15 mins gently until tender to the tooth
  • Add onion after 10 mins and fry until softened and browned.
  • Butternut squash will take longer so begin it 5-10 minutes before adding the onion.
  • Whisk egg, grated cheese, milk and spices together in a jug, and then pour over the cooked vegetables.
  • Cook for a few more minutes until most of the omelette seems solid.
  • Place under grill to brown the top.

Serve With


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Nutrition Facts
spanish omelette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 405.25 Calories from Fat 120
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.35g21%
Saturated Fat 5.22g33%
Cholesterol 220.35mg73%
Sodium 203.51mg9%
Potassium 1517.5mg43%
Carbohydrates 51.71g17%
Fiber 11.81g49%
Sugar 7.42g8%
Protein 22.25g45%
Vitamin A 5311.3IU106%
Vitamin C 72.76mg88%
Calcium 262.35mg26%
Iron 10.71mg60%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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