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Huevos Rancheros

A classic Mexican breakfast that is also super easy to make. Works great with leftovers.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 215 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup refried beans warmed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup fresh salsa
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add tortillas one at a time to skillet and fry until slightly browned, but not crisp. Drain on paper towels.

  2. Spread a spoonful of beans in the center of each tortilla and set aside.

  3. Add oil to a skillet over medium heat. Add eggs and fry until a little less done than you like them. Season with salt and pepper. Place an egg in the center of each tortilla. Top with cheese.

  4. Place tortillas on a baking dish and bake until cheese is melted, approx. 4-5 minutes.

  5. Top with salsa, sliced avocado, and a bit of lime juice, and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything.