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Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell Photo by: Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Huevos Rancheros

Have your eggs whichever way you like them best: with red sauce, green sauce, or both (Christmas style). You can use white, yellow, or blue corn tortillas.

Cooking Light JULY 2002

  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup canned chopped green chiles
  • 2 teaspoons New Mexico chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup New Mexican Red Chile Sauce
  • or
  • 1/4 cup Green Chile Sauce
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Coat tortillas with cooking spray; place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until crisp.

Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Add green chiles and next 5 ingredients (green chiles through tomatoes). Bring to a boil; cook 3 minutes or until thick.

Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-low heat. Add eggs to pan; cook 3 minutes or until done.

Place 1 tortilla on each of 4 plates. Top each tortilla with 1/2 cup tomato mixture and 1 egg. Spoon 1 tablespoon New Mexican Red Chile Sauce or Green Chile Sauce over each serving; sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese and 1/2 teaspoon cilantro.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 222
  • Calories from fat: 35%
  • Fat: 8.6g
  • Saturated fat: 3.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 11.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 26.7g
  • Fiber: 5.5g
  • Cholesterol: 219mg
  • Iron: 2.5mg
  • Sodium: 376mg
  • Calcium: 174mg
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