huevos rancheros
Huevos Rancheros
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Huevos rancheros or ranch-style eggs are a true Mexican institution and a complete meal with eggs and tomatoes that is mainly served at breakfast.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Latin American, Mexican, Végétarien
Servings: 2 people
Author: Renards Gourmets
  • 3 tomatoes (ripe), peeled, and halved
  • 1 scallion , roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic , peeled
  • 1 Serrano chili pepper , stemmed, seeded, and halved
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
Huevos Rancheros
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 oz. fresh cheese , crumbled
  • 1 bunch cilantro , roughly chopped
  • 1 (14 oz) can refried beans
  • 1 avocado , sliced (optional)
  • Vegetable oil
  1. In a blender, mix the tomatoes, pepper, fresh onion, garlic until a homogeneous sauce.

  2. In a saucepan, heat a little oil, and simmer the sauce over low-medium heat for about 15 minutes stirring regularly.

  3. Season with salt and pepper. Stir well.

  1. In a skillet, heat 4 tablespoons of oil over medium heat. Fry the tortillas one minute on each side.

  1. In another skillet, heat 6 tablespoons of oil and fry the whole eggs (sunny side up). Season with salt and pepper.

  1. Place 2 corn tortillas in each plate.
  2. Add the refried beans and half of the sliced avocado (optional) on the side.

  3. Place two corn tortillas. Add one egg on top of each tortilla then cover with the tomato sauce.

  4. Sprinkle with crumbled fresh cheese and cilantro.

  5. Serve immediately.