Festive Tortilla Festive Tortilla

Festive Tortilla

A speedy tortilla using leftover roast beef, roast potatoes, Brussels sprouts, onion, eggs, grated cheese and parsley. Perfect for a hearty lunch or supper dish that is ready in under 20 minutes.

prep time
15 mins

cook time
10 minutes

4 people


  • 175-225g/6-8oz cooked roast beef or lamb, roughly chopped
  • 30ml/2tbsp oil
  • 1 medium red onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 350g/12oz leftover cooked roast potatoes, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 50g/2oz leftover cooked Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley or chives
  • 15ml/1tbsp ground paprika
  • 45-60ml/3-4tbsp grated cheese


  1. Heat the oil in a medium-sized non-stick frying pan. Cook the onion for 5 minutes or until soft.
  2. In a small bowl mix the eggs and herbs together then pour into the pan with the meat and vegetables. Gently move the mixture around with a fork. Sprinkle over the paprika.
  3. Reduce the heat and cook for about 5 minutes, or until the tortilla is set then sprinkle over the cheese.
  4. Finish cooking the tortilla under a preheated moderate grill for 3-4 minutes until golden.
  5. Serve the tortilla with a mixed green salad and crusty bread.