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tortilla with refried beans, a fried egg, and cheese on top

Easy Huevos Rancheros

These healthy huevos rancheros are the perfect reason to get you out of bed on a lazy morning. They can be thrown together with a few pantry items in just 10 minutes.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 person
Author Rebecca


  • Small fry pan


  • 1 small corn or flour tortilla
  • ¼ cup refried beans
  • 1-2 tablespoons salsa
  • egg
  • cooking spray
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Turn stove on to medium heat, place large saucepan on heated element, brown tortilla on each side until they get crispy, about 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Heat small saucepan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add ½ teaspoon mild oil to small saucepan. Crack an egg into sauce pan, cook until yolk reaches desired doneness. Sprinkle salt and pepper once done.
  • While egg is cooking, spread about ¼ c beans on tortilla. Place cooked egg on top of beans, then add 1-2 tablespoon salsa. Enjoy immediately.



  • Use corn or flour tortillas. Cut tortillas if they're too big.
  • For a runny yolk, cook 3-4 minutes, or until white is fully cooked and yolk is wiggly.
  • Use refried beans or smashed black beans.
  • Optional Toppings: Shredded cheddar cheese, avocado, cilantro, tomatoes.