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Huevos Rancheros Tips
How do you store huevos rancheros?
Store the leftover eggs and beans, covered, in the refrigerator for up to three days. The tomatillo sauce can also be kept in the refrigerator, separately, for up to a week. Keep the tostada shells tightly wrapped at room temperature for up to a week. Feel free to repurpose the leftover tostadas by using them as a base for one of these Mexican dinners under 400 calories
What are some different toppings for huevos rancheros?
While our huevos rancheros recipe uses homemade tomatillo sauce and black beans, many versions use salsa and refried beans instead. Feel free to add your favorite taco toppings, from sliced olives and chopped peppers to crumbled queso and pickled jalapenos. Speaking of queso—did you know that queso dip isn't actually Mexican? While huevos rancheros is, learn about the "Mexican" dishes that aren't actually Mexican
How do you make this huevos rancheros recipe diet-friendly?
This huevos rancheros recipe is a balanced dish, suitable for those watching their calorie and sodium intake. In most cases, it’s also gluten-free—just make sure to confirm that your tostadas don’t have gluten (most don't!). Double check that the bouillon is gluten-free, too. If it has gluten, simply omit it—and then this huevos rancheros recipe will be vegetarian, too. If you liked these huevos rancheros, try our Mexican breakfast bake
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Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
1 serving (calculated without tomato, avocado and cilantro): 272 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 236mg cholesterol, 429mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 14g protein.