Abuela's Huevos Rancheros

Posted: September 28

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Abuela shared her favorite way to wake up in the morning, which will swiftly become yours as well! Abuela’s Huevos Rancheros is filled with traditional Mexican flavors: savory black beans, golden fried eggs, and smooth avocado on top of corn tortillas. With a touch of heat from hot sauce and salty cotija cheese, Abuela’s Huevos Rancheros is a peppy and flavorful way to get your morning moving. Best of all, it only takes 30 minutes or less to see the dawn of a new breakfast on the table.


• 2 (15 ounce) cans of black beans, drained and rinsed • 1 1/2 cups medium salsa, plus more for serving • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 8 corn tortillas • 4 eggs, fried over medium Optional garnishes: • cotija cheese • cilantro • avocado • hot sauce


Step 1

In a medium skillet on the stove-top over medium heat, add the black beans, salsa, and salt.

Step 2

Stir the mixture, bringing it to a simmer. Cook until most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 3

In a dry, separate skillet set over medium heat, warm the tortillas until they are soft with brown edges.

Step 4

On a plate, add the tortillas and top with 1 cup of the bean mixture and a fried egg.

Step 5

Garnish with the cotija cheese, salsa, avocado, cilantro, and hot sauce.

Step 6

Repeat with the remaining servings and serve immediately.

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