Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

huevos rancheros

noun plural but singular or plural in construction hue·vos ran·che·ros \ˈwā-vōs-ˌrän-ˈcher-ōs\

Definition of huevos rancheros

  1. :  fried or poached eggs served on a tortilla and topped with a usually tomato-based sauce

Origin and Etymology of huevos rancheros

Mexican Spanish, literally, ranch-style eggs

First Known Use: 1901

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up huevos rancheros? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).