Huevos Rancheros was a staple breakfast in my house growing up. It was my dad’s favorite! Even when we’d go out for breakfast he’d order this, or migas if it was on the menu. This was my first attempt at recreating this dish. While I was getting all the ingredients ready… this was the scene in the living room. M was playing row row row your boat with my kitchen utensils.
Here’s all the ingredients you need:
- 2 eggs
- 2 corn tortillas or one flour tortilla (which ever you prefer)
- 1/4 cup chopped onions
- 1 cup canned diced tomatoes
- 1 tsp chopped pickled jalepeno (optional)
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- salt + pepper to taste
- cilantro (optional)
Step 6: Prepare your dish.
There are two different ways you can prepare this. You can heat the tortilla on the stove, pour a little sauce on your place, place tortilla on top of the sauce, then pour more sauce on top of the tortilla, then eggs, top with remaining sauce, garnish with cilantro. I prefer the tortilla on the side so I make my dish with sauce first, then eggs, then more sauce, then cilantro.
The great thing about this dish is how flexible it is. If you’re a one egg person, just cook one egg. If you have a jar of salsa, use that instead of the onion/tomato combo. If we have any refried beans on hand we’ll add it to our plate as well. Enjoy 🙂