Heat oil over medium-high
heat in a 10" sauté pan.
Add potatoes and onions and
cook, lifting and turning, until potatoes
are soft but not brown ~ 20 minutes.
Beat eggs in a large bowl
until pale yellow.
Transfer sautéed potatoes
and onions with a slotted spoon to beaten
Saving the oil.
Heat 1 Tbs. saved oil into
the same sauté pan over medium heat.
Add egg and potato mixture,
spreading potatoes evenly in the pan.
Cook uncovered until the
bottom is lightly browned, about 3
Gently shake pan so tortilla
Slide a spatula along the
edges and underneath the tortilla.
Place a large plate over pan
and quickly turn plate and pan over so
tortilla falls onto plate.
Add 1 tsp. saved oil to
Slide tortilla back in
(uncooked side down), carefully tuck in
sides with a fork, and continue cooking
over medium heat until eggs are just set,
~ 3 minutes.
Cut into wedges and serve at
Add the potato mixture while it's hot
enough to start cooking the eggs but not
so hot as to soufflé them.