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 🙂
I love this! I’ve been totally craving eggs lately…for dinner!
I always eat salsa with eggs, so in my opinion….this dish is perfect! It is absolutley beautiful!
Yum! Looks like a great re-creation of your dad’s favorite breakfast. Meghan loves playing with my kitchen utensil’s too. Sometimes I wonder why we bother buying her toys. 🙂
Um, not sure why I added ‘s to utensil. Sorry for the typo.
I love eggs for breakfast and especially when it’s mexican inspired eggs. It’s a great way to get beans in for breakfast! Your meal looks so tasty 🙂
I JUST bought Sophie those pj’s! I couldn’t resist after I saw how cute they look on M 🙂
You have to take pics of you and Sophie in matching pj’s! That would be super cute!
Yum! I might have to use this as a breakfast for dinner one of these days 🙂
I love it–she’s in the box! And this breakfast looks great just for breakfast. I’ve been craving savory breakfasts lately, which I blame on months and months of oatmeal.
Sure brings back memories of the good old days at Grandma’s in Texas. Can’t get enough cilantro!! It is so good in regular salads. Glad you are feeling better. Merry Christmas to you all. Did M see Santa?
Hi Aunt Cindy – No Santa for M yet… she’s still kinda scared of him 🙂
huevos rancheros are one of my favorites…right up there with chilequiles!
1) This looks delicious.
2) I hope you are feeling better.
3) I am in love with your daughter.
4) If I were closer, I would totally hang out with her and her owl pj’s while you slept. I can row a mean imaginary boat.
Awe… Thanks Lindsay! You’re so sweet 🙂
definitely making this for lunch today, yum!
You must be feeling better, if you made Huevos Rancheros. That WAS your dad’s request every time he visited us. Of course along with Pan de Campo (cowboy bread). Great memories, brings a smile to my face.
Marin sure is growing fast. She is adorable, wish we could see her. Merry Christmas
FYI, I’m just going to start blaming you when the Taster gets made at me for begging for babies. 🙂
Huevos are my FAVORITE thing in Mexico. Love them.
That looks so good! I’ve been wanting to try this dish, and you make it look so simple to make. Mmm…thank you:-).
I used to love these fancy breakfast egg before going vegan and can remember how beautifully they taste 🙂
I loved them with a side of roasted breakfast potatoes 🙂
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