Brunch fiesta – Huevos Rancheros

This weekend (actually, about a month and a half ago) at my friend’s cottage we wanted to give our breakfast a little bit of UMMPF! The solution: make our version of a popular Mexican dish called Huevos Rancheros (HWAY-vohs rahn-CHAIR-ohs). We used yummy mummy kitchen‘s easy farmers market huevos racheros recipe as a guide.

The result? See for yourself, amigo!

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{Serves 8}

Prep time – 15 minutes

Cooking time – 20 minutes

Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil
2 red peppers, diced
2 medium zucchini, diced
6 tomatoes, large diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cans black beans, drained
½ tsp cumin
¼ tsp kosher salt
pinch of fresh cracked black pepper
½ cup cilantro (reserve ¼ for garnish)
1 package of corn tostada
4 – 8 large eggs (if serving 1 or 2 eggs per person)
2 ripe avocado, sliced
1 cup of sour cream
1 cup salsa (homemade or store bought)
1 lime, cut into wedges

Option – make paprika potato hash

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Method

Heat olive oil in large frying pan over medium high heat. Sweat the onions, add red peppers and zucchini until soft. Add tomatoes and garlic for 3 minutes and add in the cumin. Stir in the strained beans (mmmm. . . strained beans) until warm throughout, and add cilantro, salt and pepper to taste.

In a frying pan or electric griddle pan, spray with oil and crack eggs into the pan, cook eggs as desired (we like sunny side up!). Season with salt and pepper.

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Place tortillas on plates and begin to assemble. Take a big serving spoon and place bean mixture on top of tortillas. Gently place the egg on top of the mixture. Serve with avocado, sour cream, salsa, garnish with cilantro and a wedge of lime.

Buen provecho, muchachos!

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6 comments

  1. Pie

    YESSS UPDATE! Huevos rancheros is my FAAAVE Mexican brunch dish!!! Love a bit of refried beans and lots of sauce. Milagro is one of my favourite places downtown to have Mexican brunch, although I have not visited too many.

  2. Senka

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  3. mouthfulofmischief

    This is a great recipe!
    Not just looks good, assuming will taste great too. Will try it soon. Thanks a lot for sharing.

    Please check out my blog on ‘kinky kooking’:
    mouthfulofmischief.wordpress.com

    Eager to hear from you.

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