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mexican eggs ( huevos rancheros)

Recipe by
Nor Mac
Northern, MA

This is a Mexican Breakfast dish. I tweaked a recipe found in a cook book. It is full of the fresh Veggies,and a little spicy. Enjoy!

yield 2 -4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For mexican eggs ( huevos rancheros)

  • 1
    bell pepper chopped
  • 1
    onion chopped
  • 1 pt
    grape tomatoes chopped
  • 1/8 - 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1
    pinch salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1
    clove chopped garlic
  • 1
    if desired-chopped green chili pepper or jalapeno pepper
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter or oil for frying
  • 1
    can of black beans if desired
  • 6-8 oz
    shredded mexican cheese or cheddar
  • 4
  • 2-4
    taco salad shells baked
  • handful chopped cilantro if desired

How To Make mexican eggs ( huevos rancheros)

  • 1
    heat butter in pan. Cook the onions and garlic until softened. Add the green pepper,cumin,and Cayenne pepper,and green chili's if desired. Cook until done.
  • 2
    Add the tomatoes,and ( beans if desired) Add the lime juice salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil.
  • 3
    spread Tomato mixture in a large baking pan,or dish. Make 4 wells in mixture. Crack eggs and place in each well.
  • 4
    place in 375 degree oven. Bake until eggs are cooked. Sprinkle with cheese. Place back in oven until cheese melts.
  • 5
    place mixture with 1- 2 eggs in each tortilla shell. Sprinkle with chopped Cilantro,and Serve!