Baked Huevos Rancheros

Baked Huevos Rancheros

This quick dish is packed with flavor! Eggs provide protein while greens, corn and salsa pack in the veggies. Serve it for dinner or breakfast! This recipe comes to us from our friends at Davidson’s Safest Choice® Eggs.

Serves 4

Cooking Tip of the Week: For the best results, don’t crack an egg on the side of a bowl as this can force bits of egg shell into the egg, Instead, tap the egg gently on a flat surface such as a cutting board.

Food for Thought: Huevos rancheros means “rancher’s eggs” in Spanish. Made popular by Mexican farm workers, it’s now served restaurants all over the world and it’s easy to make at home, too. It’s commonly served at breakfast or brunch but it also makes a great dinner dish! There are lots of ways to prepare huevos rancheros but they almost all include tortillas, eggs and red sauce. What are your favorite toppings for huevos rancheros?

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Adult: Preheat oven to 375°F.

Kid: Combine salsa, corn, and greens in an ovenproof dish and create 4 slight depressions with the back of a spoon.

Together: Crack eggs on top of salsa into each depression.

Adult: Bake until whites are just set and yolks are still runny, about 20 minutes.

Together: Meanwhile, heat up beans and warm tortillas.

Together: Serve baked huevos rancheros on tortillas smeared with beans and topped with desired garnishes. Serve immediately.


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