Torta (Filipino Omelet)

Torta (Filipino Omelet) is a gluten free, dairy free, and lacto ovo vegetarian hor d'oeuvre. One serving contains 174 calories, 7g of protein, and 10g of fat. This recipe serves 8 and costs 53 cents per serving. This recipe from Foodista has 3 fans. If you have scallions, salt & pepper, onion, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. With a spoonacular score of 38%, this dish is rather bad. Similar recipes include Torta (Filipino Omelet), Torta (Filipino Omelet), and Carne Asada Torta (Poc Chuc Torta).

Servings: 8

Preparation duration: -1 minutes

Cooking duration: -1 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 pound Ground Beef, low fat (or Pork, Turkey, 1 Russet Potato, diced

4 Garlic Cloves, minced

1 Onion, finely diced

1 can Diced Tomatoes, liquid drained

6 Large Eggs

1 Bunch Scallions, finely chopped

1/4 cup Chopped Cilantro (optional)

4 tablespoons vegetable Oil

4 tablespoons Low-Sodium Soy Sauce

Salt & Pepper

Equipment:

frying pan

mixing bowl

whisk

ladle

Cooking instruction summary:

In a medium-heated large skillet, add a little oil and thoroughly cook the meat and potatoes along with soy sauce, garlic and onions. Set aside to cool. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, combine cooled meat mixture with the eggs, tomatoes, cilantro and scallions. Season with salt & pepper and whisk until evenly incorporated. In the same skillet in medium heat, ladle just enough to form a thin pancake-size patty, one batch at a time. Cook both sides, flipping over after 2-3 minutes. Be careful not to over brown the eggs. Transfer to a plate, cut in wedges (for bite-size servings) and garnish with cilantro leaves, if you want.

 

Step by step:


1. In a medium-heated large skillet, add a little oil and thoroughly cook the meat and potatoes along with soy sauce, garlic and onions. Set aside to cool.

2. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, combine cooled meat mixture with the eggs, tomatoes, cilantro and scallions. Season with salt & pepper and whisk until evenly incorporated.

3. In the same skillet in medium heat, ladle just enough to form a thin pancake-size patty, one batch at a time. Cook both sides, flipping over after 2-3 minutes. Be careful not to over brown the eggs.

4. Transfer to a plate, cut in wedges (for bite-size servings) and garnish with cilantro leaves, if you want.


Nutrition Information:

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174 Calories
6g Protein
10g Total Fat
15g Carbs
3% Health Score
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Calories
174k
9%

Fat
10g
16%

  Saturated Fat
2g
13%

Carbohydrates
15g
5%

  Sugar
2g
3%

Cholesterol
122mg
41%

Sodium
606mg
26%

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Protein
6g
14%

Vitamin K
22µg
22%

Vitamin B6
0.36mg
18%

Selenium
10µg
15%

Vitamin B2
0.23mg
13%

Phosphorus
127mg
13%

Potassium
443mg
13%

Vitamin C
10mg
12%

Manganese
0.22mg
11%

Iron
1mg
10%

Folate
35µg
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
9%

Vitamin B5
0.79mg
8%

Magnesium
30mg
8%

Copper
0.14mg
7%

Fiber
1g
7%

Vitamin B1
0.1mg
6%

Vitamin A
302IU
6%

Vitamin B3
1mg
6%

Calcium
52mg
5%

Zinc
0.78mg
5%

Vitamin B12
0.29µg
5%

Vitamin D
0.66µg
4%

covered percent of daily need
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