May 12, 2022


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


Servings 1
Calories 481 kcal


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 2 vine tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp chopped green chiles (old El Paso )
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 corn tortillas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 tbsp cotija cheese
  • 1 tbsp cilantro


  • Heat oil in a medium pan. Add onions and cook until soft, 2 to 3 minutes. Add tomatoes, green chilies, cumin, salt and black pepper to taste and cook another few minutes. Set aside and keep warm.
  • in another medium non-stick pan or griddle, lightly spray the tortillas with oil on both sides and heat over medium-high heat until the tortillas gets crispy and pockets or air bubbles start to form inside, abour 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Set aside.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and lightly spray with more oil, add eggs, salt and pepper. Cover and cook until the whites set for sunny-side up or longer for your liking.
  • To serve, place 2 tortillas on each plate, top with half of the tomatoes, 2 eggs, lettuce, cheese and cilantro.


Serving: 2gCalories: 481kcalCarbohydrates: 38.3gProtein: 20.11gFat: 27.95gSaturated Fat: 6.44gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5.56gMonounsaturated Fat: 13.2gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 379.5mgSodium: 1139mgPotassium: 376.01mgFiber: 4.23gSugar: 5.89gVitamin A: 651.02IUVitamin C: 28.95mgCalcium: 241.14mgIron: 7.24mg
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