Mexican Huevos Rancheros


This is the authentic Mexican version of fried eggs over fried tortillas layered with refried beans and tomato sauce.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
2 servings


  • 1 large Roma tomato

  • 1 green serrano chile

  • 1 clove garlic

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 corn tortillas

  • 2 eggs

  • 4 tablespoons refried beans


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Cook tomato, serrano chile, and garlic for 5 minutes. Drain and let cool slightly. Peel tomato.

  2. Combine tomato, serrano chile, garlic, salt, and pepper in a blender; blend until smooth.

  3. Heat oil in a small skillet over high heat. Fry tortillas individually until soft but not crispy, about 10 seconds. Place on a serving plate. Reduce heat to medium. Crack eggs into skillet and cook to desired consistency, 3 to 5 minutes.

  4. Spread 2 tablespoons refried beans on each tortilla. Add an egg and top with tomato sauce. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

418 Calories
34g Fat
21g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 418
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 189mg 63%
Sodium 259mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 15mg 77%
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 430mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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