DIY Greek Food: Andros-Style Potato & Sausage Omelet Recipe

This weekend's brunch menu is done. This filling, easy-to-make omelet will bring back memories from the Cyclades.

Preparation & Cooking time: 5min + 15min

Serves: 3


In a large frying pan with a lid, add just enough oil to cover the bottom, and heat.

Prick the sausages with a fork and fry for around 5 minutes, turning for an even cook. Remove and keep warm.

Add a couple more tablespoons of oil to the pan, salt the potatoes and fry until soft.

Beat the eggs with the milk in a bowl.

Drain the oil from the pan and add the egg mixture, with the cheese, herbs and salt and pepper. Space out the sliced up sausages evenly in the mixture. Cover the pan and reduce heat to medium.

Once the bottom side of the omelet is done, flip to cook the other (for beginners you can flip the omelet upside down on to a plate first, and then slide it back into the pan). Otherwise, use an oven-proof frying pan and bake the omelet until golden under the grill.





4 medium-sized sausages

4 medium-sized potatoes, peeled and sliced
  into thin rounds

2/3 cup grated cheese (preferably volaki from Andros or another white cheese)

1/2 cup milk

8 eggs (preferably organic)

The leaves of 1/2 bunch of mint or parsley, finely chopped

Salt and/or pepper to taste

frying oil

Read More

Editor's Pick

10 Greek Beaches to Plan Your Life Around

It may not be summer yet, but it's never too...


Traditional Greek Food Is Much More Than Old Recipes

Tradition changes as it flows through time, picking up new...

Greece Is Blog Posts

Hail Hydra: A Midwinter Weekend on the Saronic Isle

BY Anthony Grant

“I do.” No, there was no matrimonial interrogation...

read more >

Zen and the Art of Driving in Greece

BY Pavlos Zafiropoulos

When I was first learning to drive, my...

read more >

Autumn in Pylos: An Expat’s View of the Battle of Navarino Re-Enacted

BY Hayley Prokos

On a balmy Saturday night in late October,...

read more >