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huevos rancheros
Poached Huevos Rancheros in Simple Salsa
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

A simple yet incredibly delicious breakfast recipe, these Huevos Rancheros are a Mexican favorite that also make a great brunch or dinner!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Huevos Rancheros, Mexican Eggs, Ranch Eggs
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 169 kcal
Author: Aubrey
  • 4-6 eggs
  • 1 jalepeno
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 T EVOO
  • 2 cans / 15 oz Mexican Stewed Tomatoes
  • Refried Beans
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Avocado
  • Cilantro
  • Cheese
simple salsa recipe
  • 6 roma tomatoes
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 15 oz can tomatoes
  • 2 limes juiced
  1. Mince jalepeno and shallot, then sauté in a saucepan with evoo.
  2. If tomatoes are not already diced plus the can of stewed tomatoes, salsa and juices in blender 5-7 times. Or until small pieces remain, not pureed.

  3. Add to skillet, mix and allow to simmer about 10 mins.
  4. Crack eggs gently into salsa, season with salt and pepper, cover and allow to simmer until desired doneness is reached. About 6-8 minutes for no yolk.
  5. For canned refried beans, warm in a sauce pan and thin with milk.
  6. Add cumin, garlic salt, pepper and chili powder to taste.
  7. Layer corn tortillas with refried beans and scoop out poached egg and salsa on top.
  8. Garnish with cheese, cilantro and avocado as desired. Totally enjoy!
simple salsa instructions
  1. In blender or food processor add jalapeño, onion, garlic clove, lime juice, cilantro, and canned tomatoes. Plus until minced

    Quarter roma tomatoes and add to blender, pulse until salsa is desired consistency. 

Recipe Notes


OF COURSE, the best salsa to use would be the fresh salsa recipe listed above! It is SO good and full of fresh healthy ingredients. Make a big batch of it a day or so before so you don't feel rushed or over worked when making the huevos rancheros.

You can also purchase your favorite salsa, or the best fresh salsa your local grocery store has.

Nutrition Facts
Poached Huevos Rancheros in Simple Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 163mg54%
Sodium 212mg9%
Potassium 683mg20%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1470IU29%
Vitamin C 43.1mg52%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.