Beefy Huevos Rancheros
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
- 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes
- 1 cup frozen corn
- 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 6 large eggs
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 6 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
- 6 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
- Optional toppings: reduced-fat sour cream, guacamole, salsa and chopped green onions
- In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until beef is no longer pink and onion is tender, breaking up beef into crumbles, 6-8 minutes. Drain and return to pan.
- Drain tomatoes, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. Stir tomatoes, reserved liquid, corn, chiles and salt into beef mixture; bring to a simmer. With the back of a spoon, make six wells in beef mixture; add an egg to each well. Sprinkle with pepper. Cook, covered, until egg whites are completely set, 5-7 minutes.
- Sprinkle with cheese. Serve with tortillas and toppings as desired.
Nutrition Facts1 serving (calculated without toppings): 434 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 241mg cholesterol, 879mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 29g protein.
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Feb 19, 2019
This dish was filling, hearty, and easy to make. Unfortunately, I felt that the recipe, as originally written, lacked flavor, even with the salt and pepper called for. This is what I based my starred-review on. When I added sour cream and hot sauce (we used original Tobasco sauce), it definitely pumped up the flavor and I would've given it 4 stars instead of 3. If I make it again, I will increase the amount of corn I use for more texture and sweetness, increase the cooking time after I drop in the eggs to ensure the yolks are set rather than runny, and I will likely use a different seasoning blend to amp up the flavor. My husband thought using crispy corn taco shells might also be a good idea to add more texture. Pros: Easy ingredients and likely some you already have on-hand in your pantry Comes together in less than 30 minutes A one-pan meal = minimal dirty dishes and easy clean-up Cons: Really need to watch the "soupy-ness" of your tomatoes or the dish comes out with too much liquid, even if you've drained the tomatoes Needed more flavor/seasoning