HUEVOS RANCHEROS – SKILLET EGGS-recipeA hearty, healthy and flavorful Huevos Rancheros, baked in a Skillet

Serves 4
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
  1. 4 x 6 inch tortillas ( I use a corn and flour blend)
  2. 4 eggs (1 per can add more if you want)
  3. 2 cups cooked rinsed beans ( black bean, pinto, cannellini, or heirloom beans)
  4. ½ onion- sliced or diced
  5. 2 garlic cloves- minced
  6. 2 tomatoes- diced
  7. 1 teaspoon cumin
  8. 1 teaspoon coriander
  9. ½ teaspoon chipotle powder
  10. ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  11. ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  12. cracked pepper
  13. 2 tablespoons water
  14. Olive oil
  15. 1 large Avocado-sliced
  16. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  17. 1 lime -cut into wedges
  18. ½ cup crumbled cotija, queso fresco, feta or goat cheese (optional)
  19. Hot Sauce
  20. Optional Additions: bell pepper, kale, zucchini, mushrooms
  1. 1.Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. 2.In a large pan, saute onion in a little olive oil until tender, about 5 minutes (at this point, if you are adding other veggies, do this now, cooking until tender). Add garlic, sauté for a minute or two. Add ½ of the diced tomatoes (saving half for garnish) and cooked rinsed beans, spices, salt, and 2 T water. Let simmer on med low for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. 3.Brush cast iron skillets ( or one large skillet) with olive oil, coating the edges too. Lay tortillas down and brush tops of tortillas with a little oil.
  4. 4.Divide bean mixture, making little indentations with the back of a spoon, for the eggs to rest, so they stay in place (if using large skillet, layer the tortillas so they come up the sides of the skillet a bit (you may need a couple extra), and spread all of the beans evenly over the tortillas, making indentations for the eggs).
  5. 5.Carefully break the eggs and place them in the indentations . Sprinkle eggs with salt and pepper, and if you want, crumbled cheese, and place in the hot oven.
  6. 6.Check after 10-12 minutes. Cook until egg whites are white and yolks are to your desired doneness. Serve with avocado, lime, cilantro, hot sauce, and fresh tomatoes.
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