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Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Tacos

Fresh salsa is worth making and it doesn't take much time at all.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


Fresh Tomato Salsa

  • 2 cups fresh tomatoes I used cherry tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper seeded and minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro minced
  • a squeeze of fresh lime or lemon juice
  • salt to taste

Huevos Ranceros Tacos

  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheese
  • 1/2 cup black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • non-fat Greek yogurt optional


Fresh Tomato Salsa

  1. Put tomatoes in food processor and pulse until tomatoes are coarsely chopped. Add remaining ingredients and pulse a few more times just to combine ingredients.

Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Tacos

  1. Lightly spray each tortilla with cooking spray. Broil 2 minutes; turn tortillas over. Top each tortilla with 2 tablespoons cheese and 2 tablespoons black beans. Broil 1 minute or until cheese melts. Remove from oven.

Poach Eggs

  1. Bring a small pot of water to a boil. Reduce heat to low and carefully break each egg into the water. Set the time for 2-3 minutes, Remove with a slotted spoon.

To Serve

  1. Gently place one poached egg on top of each tortilla. Top tacos with Fresh Tomato Salsa, avocado and cilantro. Add a dollop of Greek yogurt on top of tacos if desired.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Cooking Light