Bubble and Squeak, Spanish Way
potato and cabbage

Ingredients (for 2) 

500g potato 

250g onion 

150g cabbage 

salt and black pepper 

olive oil for frying

2-4 eggs 

jamon iberico


  1. Peel and slice potatoes and onions. I wash potatoes after slicing. Heat up olive oil and fry potatoes and onions on medium-high heat, till cooked and start caramelising. Drain in a colander, reserving the oil for another dish.
  2. Shred the cabbage on chiffonade (about half-inch wide) and blanch in boiling salted water for 3-4 minutes, then refresh in cold water. 
  3. In a bowl mix potatoes, onions and cabbage. Season with salt and pepper. Then shape the mixture into a round shape and reheat in the oven or a frying pan. 
  4. Serve with a fried egg and jamon iberico. Enjoy!

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