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Potato and Eggplant Tortilla Española

30 minutes

In Spain, a tortilla is a thick, hearty, frittata-like omelet, usually made with potatoes and onion. We make it even more substantial with the addition of eggplant and garlic. Chinese and Japanese eggplants—the varieties called for in this recipe—have thinner skins and fewer seeds than large globe eggplants. If you can't find either, you can substitute Italian or globe, but remove the peel before cutting it into cubes. Aioli is a great accompaniment to any type of tortilla.

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