Potato torte with red onion and sweet potato

This potato torte is the easiest most delicious recipe you’ll ever find. It only takes five ingredients to prepare this torte and if you have leftovers there are very easy to transform.

potato torte

I love recipes like this, easy, delicious and perfect for any time of the year or the day. This potato torte is perfect if you don’t like mash potatoes or you need a delicious side dish.

slices of potatoes, sweet potatoes and red onion

It is as easy as slicing potatoes, sweet potatoes, and red onion. And then you put all the slices together with salt, rosemary and olive oil.

You can make it just with potatoes and red onions, but I like to add the nutricional powers of sweet potatoes. And, if we put the two together we have a delicious, powerful, healthy, easy to prepare… potato torte.

potato torte in a cast iron skillet

Tips, tricks & other recipes

  • A good tip to make this dish would be to cut all the vegetables with a similar width. Use a very sharp knife, a food processor (affiliate link) or a mandoline. Just be careful with any of those sharp utensils. I have cut my self many times and it is not fun.
  • I like to use red onion but any type will work. use Vidalia onions, yellow onions or even white onions.
  • legume If you serve this dish as a lunch, serve it with a delicious salad and a soup. That would be a well balanced vegan meal.
  • This potato torte takes a bit of time in the oven if you are in a hurry, cover it and when cooked uncover to let the top layer roast.
  • Here are other recipes with potatoes that I think you will love: potatoes with chipotle and lime juice, these are perfect as an appetizer. Roasted potatoes with pico de gallo salad, perfect picnic salad.
plato con una rebana de tarta de papas

So here is the recipe for this

potato torte

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Potato torte

This potato torte with purple onion and sweet potato is one of the easiest recipes you can imagine. I love it because it serves as a side dish, and it is also perfect for lunch if you serve it with a good salad.
10 mins
35 mins
6 personas
Calories: 86kcal


  • 1 medium red onion sliced
  • 2 large ​potatoes sliced. Yukon or Russet are best.
  • 2 large sweet potatoes sliced
  • a sprig of rosemary
  • salt
  • olive oil


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  • Slice the potato, onion, and sweet potato. Use a mandolin, a food processor, or a knife. Try to achieve even thickness on all three vegetables.
  • To assemble the torte, put a teaspoon of olive oil in the bottom of a cast-iron pan or baking dish. Then put a layer of sliced potatoes, sprinkle some salt, a little of rosemary, and half a teaspoon of olive oil.
  • The idea is to lightly oil the top of each layer with oil.
  • Do the same with the onion layer and the sweet potatoes layer until you are done. Finish with a potato layer.
  • Bake until the top layer is golden brown and the rest is perfectly cooked.


Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 466mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 6148IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 3mg
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: potato dish, sliced potatoes, vegan potato scallops
Author: Piloncillo&Vainilla
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