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Huevos a la Mexicana

I grew up on Huevos Rancheros (Christmas breakfast tradition at abuela’s!), but when I visited Mexico my host-mother informed me that Huevos a la Mexicana were more popular there–and just as delicious!

This is a quick, easy recipe that’s great for breakfast or dinner. 

Huevos a la Mexicana

Diced onion, jalapeno & tomato

Colors of the Mexican Flag (although not in order)

Huevos a la Mexicana

Huevos a la Mexicana

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 a small white onion, diced
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1-2 jalapeno or serrano peppers, diced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Sauté onion, tomato and pepper in oil over medium heat, just until they begin to soften. Vegetables should be tender-crisp.
  2. Pour in the beaten eggs, season with salt and pepper, and scramble until set, about 3 minutes.
  3. Serve with any of the sides listed in the notes.

Notes

Accompaniments: beans, avocado, tortillas, rice, salsa, cheese, salad (nopales would be nice!)

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 206Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 372mgSodium: 294mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 13g

Nutritional information provided is an estimate only. Please consult the labels of ingredients you use for more accurate results.

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Thursday 24th of October 2013

Thank you! Goes perfectly with your Fresh Black Beans!

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wow sounds so awesome, i love this idea!