Huevos Rancheros

Spicy Breakfast!


  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • 1 15oz can of fire roasted crushed tomato
  • 1 chipotle in adobo + 1 tbs sauce
  • 1/2 tsp mex oregano
  • 1 tbs ancho chile powder
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1/4 cup cilantro minced
  • Cojita cheese


  1. Sweat onions and garlic in some oil with salt
  2. Add chile powder and mex oregano and cook for 1 min
  3. Add tomato and chipotle
  4. Taste to see if it is spicy enough, if not add more adobo or another chipotle
  5. Cook ~15 minutes
  6. Hit it with the stick blender till smooth
  7. Add lime + cilantro.
  8. Salt and pepper.

Huevos Rancheros

  • Black beans
  • Chorizo
  • Eggs
  • Tortillas
  • Avocado
  • Cilantro
  • Cotija cheese
  • Salsa
  • Canola oil


  1. Warm black beans (use this recipe minus the chorizo or a can if your lazy)
  2. Cook chorizo in skillet in a little oil.  Evac and wipe skillet clean
  3. Heat tortillas in skillet in oil.
  4. Evac to plates
  5. Fry eggs
  6. To plate:  place the yolk of the egg on the left edge of tortilla, then cover the white part of the egg that is on the tortilla with salsa.
  7. On the remainder of the tortilla, put a half moon of chorizo, and then a half moon of black beans.  Top beans with avocado slices
  8. Sprinkle cilantro and cotija cheese


Mostly serious eats.   This recipe will be the W’s huevos rancheros of mass destruction in my presidents day dinner.

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