Completely Keto Spanish Omelette

In the heart of Barcelona, where the narrow, winding streets echo with the melodies of flamenco and the air carries the scent of sizzling tapas, there lived a chef named Marta. Marta’s small bistro, tucked away in a vibrant corner of the city, was a treasure trove of culinary delights, renowned for its fusion of traditional Spanish cuisine with modern dietary trends. Among her patrons were many who followed the ketogenic diet, seeking the rich flavors of Spain’s culinary heritage without the carbs.

Marta, inspired by the classic Tortilla Española and her commitment to her keto-following patrons, decided to craft a dish that would honor the essence of this beloved Spanish omelette while making it completely keto-friendly. She selected simple, yet nutrient-rich ingredients: eggs, butter, fresh celery, baby spinach, and a blend of spices including turmeric and cumin, known for their health benefits and their ability to infuse dishes with vibrant colors and bold flavors.

As she whisked the eggs, sautéed the celery and spinach in butter, and folded in the spices, Marta imagined her Completely Keto Spanish Omelette as a bridge between tradition and innovation. The turmeric added a golden hue, reminiscent of the Spanish sun, while the cumin provided a hint of the exotic, echoing Spain’s historical spice trade.

When she slid the finished omelette onto a plate, its aroma and colors brightening the rustic décor of her bistro, Marta knew she had created something special. The first bite confirmed it: a perfect balance of creamy eggs, tender vegetables, and warming spices. Her Completely Keto Spanish Omelette became an instant favorite, a testament to the versatility of Spanish cuisine and Marta’s culinary genius.

Marta’s creation was more than just a meal; it was a celebration of Spain’s rich culinary tapestry, reimagined for a modern, health-conscious audience. It was a dish that brought people together, keto and non-keto alike, to share in the joy of eating well and embracing the vibrant flavors of Spain.

Harlan Kilstein’s Completely Keto Spanish Omelette

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 2
Calories: 330 kcal


  • 6 Eggs
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 4 stalks celery chopped into small slices
  • 6 Oz baby spinach
  • 2 Tsp tumeric
  • 1 Tsp cumin
  • 1/2 Tsp Pink Himalayan Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp black pepper


  1. Melt butter in a heated skillet
  2. Saute celery slices in skillet
  3. Add all seasonings
  4. Toss for 3-5 minutes on medium-low heat or until desired tenderness is reached
  5. Add Spinach and mix well
  6. Beat eggs
  7. Move vegetable mix to the side of the skillet
  8. Pour beaten eggs on the other side of the skillet
  9. Gently fold vegetable mix onto eggs
  10. Cook covered or uncovered for 2-3 minutes

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