Huevos Rancheros

A wonderful recipe to share with friends.

INGREDIENTS

Potato Taco Filling

  • 3 cloves of minced garlic 
  • 2 tablespoons of cooking oil (I prefer sunflower)
  • 1/2 large onion (yellow) or 1 medium sized yellow onion (chopped)
  • 2 pounds of red potatoes (cubed, skin on)
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of smoked paprika,
  • 1/2 teaspoon grilled vegetable seasoning*
  • 1/4 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • salt and pepper to taste

*I’d highly recommend McCormick’s Grill Mates Garden Vegetable Seasoning. You can find it here.

Eggs

  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of your preferred milk
  • 4 ounces of crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Fried Tortillas (optional but tasty!)

  • 2 tablespoons of neutral oil (I opt for sunflower!)
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • salt to taste

Other ingredients/toppings:

  • 1 can of black beans (15 ounces)
  • your favorite salsa
  • chopped green onions
  • hummus
  • and anything else you might think of!

INSTRUCTIONS

Potato Taco Filling

  1. Sweat onions and garlic in oil until fragrant on medium heat.
  2. Add potatoes and sauté until potatoes are “boil ready” or soft enough to easily pierce with a fork.
  3. Add spices and toss to coat evenly. Cook until fried beautifully (think like home fries).

*Pro-tip: when potatoes are *almost* done, turn off heat and let the cooking oil finish the job!

Eggs

  1. Crack 6 eggs into large bowl and whisk together with milk until mixture is well-combined (think scrambled eggs).
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter over low heat in large skillet. Once melted, add egg mixture to skillet and continually stir over low heat.
  3. When eggs are halfway done “scrambling” or cooking, add in goat cheese and spices. Continually stir until desired consistency and remove from heat.

Fried Tortillas

  1. Coat bottom of large skillet with neutral oil over medium heat.
  2. Wait until oil is “shimmering” before adding tortillas (2-4 at a time, depending on the size of your skillet) and fry until both sides are toasted and golden (about 4-6 minutes overall).
  3. Transfer fried tortillas to plate with paper towel and add salt immediately. *This will help salt crystals stick to the tortilla and ensure extra crispiness.

Building Your Huevos

  1. Let fried tortillas cool at least five minutes before arranging your huevos.
  2. Build your huevos with tortilla, then eggs, then potatoes, and then any other topping you can imagine. *Personally, I love with salsa and black beans.
  3. Enjoy with friends!

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