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huevos rancheros

Huevos Rancheros | Mexican Breakfast Dish

Bursting with flavours of spices, and containing a bunch of different vegetables, Huevos Rancheros is the type of dish you want to see in front of you on a weekend morning! Not only nutritious, but incredibly flavoursome and satisfying Mexican farmers breakfast dish is a great way to spice things up if you're bored of your typical breakfast!
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 portions
Calories 411 kcal


  • 4 eggs
  • 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 small courgette coursely grated
  • 1 pepper chopped
  • 50 g chorizo cubed
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes
  • 5 g fresh coriander leaves roughly chopped

For Crispy Tortillas:

  • 2 wheat tortillas cut into quarters
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp paprika


  • Preheat the oven to 200C Fan. Spread the quartered tortillas on a large baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with paprika, salt and pepper. Bake for 8-10 minutes until crispy and brown.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Add the sliced red onion and chorizo and sautee on medium heat for 5-7 minutes until softened. Add the garlic, grated courgette, chopped pepper, chilli flakes and stir for a minute. Then add oregano, cumin and a pinch of salt and cook for another minute, stirring. Increase the heat slightly, and tip in a tin of chopped tomatoes and cook for another 8-10 minutes until the liquid is reduced by half.
  • Make the wells in the cooked vegetable mixture and crack an egg into each of the wells. Then cover the pan with a lid and cook for 7-8 minutes until the egg whites are firm.  Scatter some roughly chopped coriander on top and serve with crispy tortillas on the side.


Sodium: 1013mgCalcium: 242mgVitamin C: 43mgVitamin A: 1295IUSugar: 12gFiber: 8gPotassium: 882mgCholesterol: 343mgCalories: 411kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 6gFat: 18gProtein: 23gCarbohydrates: 41gIron: 6mg
Keyword Breakfast with Chorizo, Huevos Rancheros, HUevos Rancheros Recipe, Huevos Rancheros with Chorizo, Mexican Breakfast, Mexican Eggs with Chorizo, Mexican Inspired Breakfast, One-Pan Breafast
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