Poor potatoes with fried tomato
A delicious and easy dish
Number of diners: 3
• 1 420 ml jar of fried tomato, Don Gaspar’s traditional recipe
• 3 green peppers
• salt to taste
• 100 ml of extra virgin olive oil
• eggs, one per person
There are dishes that you will hardly be able to order in a restaurant, but that everyone likes. This is the case with potatoes a lo pobre, a traditional dish of Spanish cuisine that is modified according to needs. However, here we present a recipe with which you can spoil your family and that will always be a success. In addition, you will love it because it does not take much time, it is healthy and its ingredients will restore your family’s strength in a short time so that they can continue the day with energy.
Start by washing the peppers and potatoes very well. Then, proceed to cut the peppers into cubes of approximately 1.5 cm. That is, they are not too small or they will get lost among the potatoes. In the same way, cut the potatoes, our recommendation is that you leave them a little thicker than the ones you use to prepare an omelet.
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Once this is finished, heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and empty the peppers. In this way, the peppers flavor the oil and help improve the overall flavor of the preparation. Stir constantly and when you see that the cubes have already begun to soften, add the potatoes and salt to taste.
Continue stirring occasionally until you notice that the potatoes are fully cooked. At this point, remove the excess oil and add the fried tomato, letting it boil along with the preparation so that the flavors are fully integrated.
Separately, fry the eggs, being careful not to break the yolk, to finally serve the potatoes by placing an egg on top of each portion.
You can accompany this dish with a fresh salad or cucumber strips or a piece of fresh bread.
The particular ingredient that will give this recipe its special flavor is fried tomato, Don Gaspar’s traditional recipe, since this preparation preserves all the flavor and tradition of homemade fried tomato, prepared just as our grandmothers did. In other words, without complications, with fresh ripe tomatoes, olive oil, salt, and sugar, in order to achieve an authentic and healthy flavor.
As you have noticed, this dish is very simple and will satisfy your family in a delicious way. If you wish and you have other ingredients available in your pantry, you can modify this recipe by adding chorizo, ham, or other sausages. In this way, you will be able to prepare it more frequently and you will achieve a different touch each time.
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