Quick, easy, a nice change up for dinner. Served with sliced avocado, tomato, and cucumber salad.
Huevos Rancheros with Queso Fresco
Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 340
- Calories from fat: 26%
- Fat: 9.8g
- Saturated fat: 3.2g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2.7g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
- Protein: 15.7g
- Carbohydrate: 37.8g
- Fiber: 6.1g
- Cholesterol: 222mg
- Iron: 2.1mg
- Sodium: 970mg
- Calcium: 153mg
- 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
- 1 (10-ounce) can red enchilada sauce
- 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 (16-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
- Cooking spray
- 4 large eggs
- 4 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
- 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled queso fresco cheese
- Combine the tomatoes and enchilada sauce in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until slightly thick. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro and juice. Set aside.
- Place water and beans in a microwave-safe bowl, and partially mash with a fork. Cover and microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until hot.
- Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add eggs; cook 1 minute on each side or until desired degree of doneness.
- Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spread about 1/3 cup beans over each tortilla; top each tortilla with 1 egg. Spoon 1/2 cup sauce around each egg; sprinkle each serving with 1/4 cup cheese.
Queso fresco is a soft, crumbly Mexican cheese found in the dairy section of large grocery stores or Hispanic markets, but use feta or goat cheese if you prefer.
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