Huevos Rancheros – Skinnytaste

Huevos rancheros (or rancher’s eggs) are a normal breakfast served at Mexican farms, including corn tortillas topped with fried eggs and salsa.

Huevos Rancheros
Huevos Rancheros

These Huevos are the most best meatless, vegetarian meal for breakfast, lunch or supper. The egg yolks socialize with tomatoes and cheese over a crispy corn tortillas, what can be much better! However eggs are not simply fantastic for breakfast, I likewise like consuming them for lunch or supper too! This dish is naturally gluten-free too.

Huevos Rancheros

My friend Deysi taught me how to make this savory authentic Mexican recipe, and I’m glad she did because it was such a wonderful change from the usual egg dishes and it’s really easy to make.

They remind me of breakfast tacos, only eat them with a fork and knife. This version tops them with lettuce and cilantro for freshness, and crumbled cotija cheese although you can omit that if you wish.


  • You can likewise serve them with sliced avocados on the side.
  • If you don’t like runny yolks, feel free to scramble the eggs instead.
  • Make them dairy-free by eliminating the cheese.

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Huevos Rancheros

414 Cals
22.5 Protein
42 Carbs
18.5 Fats

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 15 mins

Huevos rancheros (or rancher’s eggs) are a typical breakfast served at Mexican farms, featuring corn tortillas topped with fried eggs and salsa.

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 medium vine tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup canned chopped green chiles, such as Old El Paso
  • olive oil spray
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 4 6 inch corn tortillas
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 4 tbsp fell apart cotija cheese, or queso blanco
  • 2 tbsp sliced cilantro
  • Heat oil in a medium pan. Include onions and cook till soft, 2 to 3 minutes. Include tomatoes, green chilies, cumin, salt and black pepper to taste and cook another couple of minutes. Reserve and keep warm.

  • In another medium non-stick pan or frying pan, gently spray the tortillas with oil on both sides and heat over medium-high heat till the tortillas gets crispy and pockets or air bubbles begin to form within, abour 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Reserve.

  • Lower heat to medium-low and gently spray with more oil, include eggs, salt and pepper. Cover and prepare till the whites set for sunny-side up or longer for your taste.

  • To serve, location 2 tortillas on each plate, top with half of the tomatoes, 2 eggs, lettuce, cheese and cilantro.

Serving: 2eggs with 2 tortillas and garnishes, Calories: 414kcal, Carbohydrates: 42g, Protein: 22.5g, Fat: 18.5g, Hydrogenated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 387mg, Fiber: 10g, Sugar: 11.5g

Blue Smart Points: 7

Green Smart Points: 11

Purple Smart Points: 6

Keywords: eggs, huevos rancheros

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.