Paraguayan Tortilla

 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.
2 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 6 oz. Paraguayan cheese (queso paraguay), grated (It can be substituted by Monterrey jack)
  • 2 scallions , chopped
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • Sunflower oil
  • Salt


  • Stand mixer


  • In a bowl of a stand mixer, beat the eggs, then add the grated cheese and scallions.
  • Add the flour and milk and beat until obtaining a semi-liquid preparation.
  • Heat oil in a skillet.
  • Pour small amounts of the mixture to form tortillas of about 4 inches (10cm) diameter.
  • Cook on one side then turn over and cook on the other side.