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tortilla paraguaya
Tortilla Paraguaya
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Tortilla paraguaya is a kind of cheese omelette originally from Paraguay. It can be prepared quickly and with very few ingredients, including queso paraguayo, also called kesú paraguai in Guarani.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Latin American, Paraguayan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Sarah-Eden Dadoun
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 oz. Paraguayan cheese (queso paraguay), grated
  • 2 scallions , chopped
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • Sunflower oil
  • Salt
  1. In a bowl of a stand mixer, beat the eggs, then add the grated cheese and scallions.

  2. Add the flour and milk and beat until obtaining a semi-liquid preparation.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet.
  4. Pour small amounts of the mixture to form tortillas of about 4 inches (10cm) diameter.

  5. Cook on one side then turn over and cook on the other side.