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Tortilla campera: a version of Spanish omelette

This Tortilla Campera or Campera Omelete recipe is a version of the classic Spanish Omelette (Tortilla de Patatas) with vegetables. It is a nourishing and delicious omelette, perfect for dinner with a salad or for a picnic. And it is wonderful for a leftover lunch next day! So keep a portion of it for your lunch box!

Recipe of Tortilla Campera


(for 8 generous portions or 12 a bit smaller)

Step by step

I served this omelette for the first Sunday Tapas Lunch at Cambridge Wine Merchants and people loved it!

Wine pairing for a Tortilla Campera

The pairing wine suggested for the Tortilla Campera was a Lopez de Haro 2015, from La Rioja.

With a blend of Tempranillo, Grenache and Graciano, this lovely wine is produced in an area located on the slopes of San Vicente de la Sonsierra, in the North of La Rioja, close to the border with the Basque Country, known as “Rioja alavesa”.

It is gently rounded, delightful and expressive. The wine undergoes the classic Rioja ageing period of 18 months with 50% French oak and 50% American oak. This beautiful cherry red wine has delicate ripe red fruit aromas. It’s a beautifully smooth and expressive wine and well balanced.

It will make a very pleasant accompaniment to the tortilla campera because it is very easy to drink smooth wine.


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