Easy to make Tortilla de tagarninas recipe

Tagarninas are a species of wild thistles with ramifications attached to ground, which grow in Andalusia, especially in Cádiz, although luckily they can be found in some fields in areas of Castilla la Mancha or Valencian Community.

Harvest season for this food is usually during spring, which is when first wild bushes begin to emerge and daisies grow. 

Whether you know this product or not, we recommend you try this recipe that we show in Free Recipes. We explain how to make tagarine omelette , a perfect option to enjoy this incredible food with family.

Tortilla de tagarninas
Easy to make Tortilla de tagarninas recipe

Ingredients to make tagarnine omelette:

  • 250 grams of tagarnines
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 dash of extra virgin olive oil

How to make Tagarnine Omelette:

NO 1

If you cannot find wild tagarnines, for environmental or local reasons, you should know that you can also obtain them in large areas in canned jars and that recipe is same for both presentations. That said, I prepared each of ingredients to make tagarnine omelette faster.

NO 2

Drain tagarnines to completely eliminate brine water that this vegetable preserves. In case of using fresh tagarnines, wash them, cook them in boiling water and drain them. Then, mix tagarninas with beaten eggs and add a pinch of salt.

NO 3

Peel and chop garlic, put a little oil in a pan and sauté them, stirring constantly so that they only brown and do not burn.

NO 4

Once garlic is browned, pour tagarine and egg mixture into pan, stir to distribute it throughout base and let omelette set.

NO 5

This is how fast and easy tagarninas omelette is , typical of Cádiz. And if you want to add a bit of difficulty, prepare potato omelette and tagarninas by previously frying potatoes. Without a doubt, this is a delicious and ideal dish for weight loss diets, since hardly any fat is used for its preparation.

Tortilla de tagarninas
Tortilla de tagarninas

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Tortilla de tagarninas – Accompaniments

Tagarninas can not only be eaten in form of an omelette, they are also ideal for making scrambled eggs or stews. As for accompaniments for this omelette tagarninas, we recommend opting for a vegetable soup , chicken broth , potato salad or tomato and mozzarella cheese . All  options are delicious and fit perfectly with flavor of tagarnina.