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Spanish Flamenco Eggs

This recipe for Spanish Flamenco Eggs has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Flamenco eggs, named so as this dish is packed with colour, a vibrant dish which is very easy to make. There are many variations including the use of chorizo sausage, prawns, Serrano ham, etc. Here we have a vegetable version kindly given to us from a local village resident!

Ingredients for Spanish Flamenco Eggs

1 Large onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 Red pepper, chopped
1 Green pepper, chopped
1 400g can chopped tomatoes
2 Boiled potatoes
4 Large fresh eggs
Olive oil

How to make Spanish Flamenco Eggs

  • Cut the potatoes into cubes and par boil until almost soft.
  • Fry the onion, garlic and peppers in olive oil until soft.
  • In a large cazuela heat up the tomatoes, season then add the cooked potatoes, onions, garlic and peppers. Mix well.
  • Using a wooden spoon create four indents in the mixture - crack one egg into each one.
  • Cook in the oven at 180°C for around 15 minutes or until eggs are done.
  • Serve with fresh crusty bread and a glass of good red wine.


This dish is highly versatile and traditionally would use left over or excess vegetables. Other ingredients would include green beans, wild asparagus, broccoli, sweet potato, butternut squash, etc.

Serves 4

Spanish Flamenco Eggs

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams