Huevos Rancheros – the perfect Mexican breakfast

Huevos Rancheros is a traditional Mexican breakfast and can be served alongside tortilla wraps, guacamole, refried beans and some hot jalapeños.

Although it seems like a lot of ingredients, the actual base recipe is very economical.

What you’ll need:

  • 400g tin of tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red or green chilli pepper
  • Handful of fresh spinach
  • 1 chorizo sausage, chopped roughly
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 eggs

What you’ll need to do:

  1. In a cast-iron frying pan (or one you can put under the grill), add some oil and when it is hot, add the finely chopped onion, chilli pepper and garlic.
  2. When they have softened, add the chorizo, smoked paprika and  roughly chopped peppers.
  3. When the chorizo cooks a little and begins to release its oil, add the tin of tomatoes.
  4. Add the sugar and season to taste.
  5. Cook for about 10mins over medium heat or until the chorizo is cooked. Add the torn spinach.
  6. Make two wells in the middle of the mixture and crack an egg in each.
  7. Place the pan under the grill until the egg has cooked to your liking.
  8. Enjoy!