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Huevos Rancheros Tacos – Soft tortillas stuffed with homemade refried beans, eggs, green chilies, tomatoes, cheese and diced avocados. Simple, but incredibly delicious!

Huevos Rancheros Tacos | www.diethood.com | Soft tortillas stuffed with homemade refried beans, eggs, green chilies, tomatoes, cheese and diced avocados. Simple, but incredibly delicious!



If I was President, my first order would include a mandatory Brinner to be added to everyone’s weekly dinner menu. I’d also include these Huevos Rancheros Tacos as the greatest Brinner-idea of EVER!

FYI: For those not in the know, Breakfast for Dinner = Brinner. Genius!

HEY-HI! Happy Sunday! Guess what?!? It’s FREEZING out here! I am so OVER IT!

Also? I went on a date last night. Yes, of course, with the husband! It was our postponed Valentine’s Day dinner ’cause, you know, Antarctica out here has decided to pull the plug on all-the-plans. What a Beast! Go.away.

Huevos Rancheros Tacos | www.diethood.com | Soft tortillas stuffed with homemade refried beans, eggs, green chilies, tomatoes, cheese and diced avocados. Simple, but incredibly delicious!

In other semi-related news? Thiiiiiis food! I am speechless! I love it so much!

Surprisingly, with the amount of Mexican-inspired dishes that I make, I would never ask anyone to join me for dinner at a Mexican restaurant. That’s SO weird! I mean, I love their food THIS MUCH, but I just am never in the mood to go and eat it at a restaurant. On the other hand, I am the girl that goes out to eat about 5 times in a whole year, and I only go because that’s one way that I will get to sit and chat with my friends, sans kids.

Huevos Rancheros Tacos | www.diethood.com | Soft tortillas stuffed with homemade refried beans, eggs, green chilies, tomatoes, cheese and diced avocados. Simple, but incredibly delicious!

Lately I’ve been all about meals that basically make themselves, like my One-Pot Lemon Chicken & Potatoes, but this meal isn’t one of them. I know. sorrynotsorry. Trust me, they’re worth it! Besides, I’m only asking you to mash some beans and fry some eggs, over-easy-style. Chop up an avocado, too. And sprinkle some cheese. I mean, that’s not that much work, right? Again. Worth.It.

Huevos Rancheros Tacos | www.diethood.com | Soft tortillas stuffed with homemade refried beans, eggs, green chilies, tomatoes, cheese and diced avocados. Simple, but incredibly delicious!

By the way, have you ever had breakfast for dinner? NO!?! Should you change that? YUSSSS! Stat! Like, now. Tonight! GO!

ENJOY!

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Huevos Rancheros Tacos | www.diethood.com | Soft tortillas stuffed with homemade refried beans, eggs, green chilies, tomatoes, cheese and diced avocados. Simple, but incredibly delicious!
Huevos Rancheros Tacos
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Soft tortillas stuffed with homemade refried beans, eggs, green chilies, tomatoes, cheese and diced avocados.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Calories: 294 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil , divided
  • 1 small yellow onion , diced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 can (15-ounces) dark red kidney beans, well rinsed and drained
  • 1/2- teaspoon ground cumin , or to taste
  • 1/4- teaspoon chili powder , or to taste
  • 1/2- teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 8 eggs
  • 8 (6-inch) whole wheat tortillas, warmed
  • 1 can (10-ounces) Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican-Blend Cheese
  • 1 avocado , diced
  • fresh lime juice
  • fresh parsley or fresh cilantro , chopped, for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  2. Add diced onions and season with salt; cook for 3 minutes, or until translucent.
  3. Add minced garlic and continue to cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  4. Stir in beans; season with cumin, chili powder, oregano, salt and pepper.
  5. Continue to cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until beans have softened.
  6. Remove from heat, and using the back of a fork or a potato masher, mash the beans until they resemble chunky mashed potatoes. Set aside.
If you want smoother beans, return to heat and add 1/4-cup water; simmer until beans are thick and of spreading consistency. Set aside.
  1. In a large skillet, heat remaining olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Break eggs and gently slide into skillet, one at a time. (In my skillet, I can fit about 4 eggs at a time.)
  3. Reduce heat to low and cook slowly until whites are completely firm and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard.
  4. Carefully slide a spatula under each egg and flip; Cook until desired doneness. Add more olive oil as needed.
ASSEMBLE
  1. Evenly divide and spread prepared beans on warmed tortillas and top with cooked eggs.
  2. Add diced tomatoes & green chilies over the eggs.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese.
  4. Add diced avocados and squeeze fresh lemon juice over each prepared taco.
  5. Garnish with parsley or cilantro.
  6. Serve.
Recipe Notes

WW SMART POINTS: 9

Nutrition Facts
Huevos Rancheros Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 294 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 168mg 56%
Sodium 443mg 18%
Potassium 209mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 3g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 6.7%
Vitamin C 4.6%
Calcium 19.4%
Iron 11.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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24 Responses
  1. Great weeknight supper for the family with enough convenience foods (tortillas, canned beans, canned tomatoes and green chiles) to minimize cooking time. And delicious too. 🙂

  2. PL

    I am ready to eat the page!! Those look delish as all of your recipes do!! Your tortillas look “crispy” around the edges…..how long do you bake them? Thank you for your inspiring food blog!!

    1. That’s so nice of you to say!! THANK YOU!!! To get those crispy edges, I take the tortilla with a pair of tongs and hold it, while turning, over open fire on my gas stove. To get that “money shot”, I do all kinds of things to my food! 🙂

  3. I am always ready for breakfast for dinner at least once a week. These look super good. Toppings are key for huevos rancheros. Now if only I could say it right, My husband always laughs at me when I do. I don’t know what his problem is.

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