hue·​vos ran·​che·​ros | \ ˈwā-vōs-ˌrän-ˈcher-ōs How to pronounce huevos rancheros (audio) \

Definition of huevos rancheros

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

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The tacos-and-tortas theme extends to the all-day breakfast menu, which features salsa-topped huevos rancheros, chilaquiles in salsa verde and even a yogurt parfait for those seeking a light meal to start their day. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, "Mama Ninfa's Tacos y Tortas to open Aug. 12 at downtown food hall Understory," 6 Aug. 2019 By July, Sammy’s will add fish tacos, shrimp cocktail and ceviche along with weekend breakfast Dos Molinas’-style with huevos rancheros or chilaquiles. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "Tacos, burgers and beer on the lake—from a Stockyards Tex-Mex legacy," 4 June 2019 Brunch items will include fried chicken and waffles, steak and eggs, avocado bruschetta, huevos rancheros, shrimp and grits, the Royal Hangover Burger and a Maple Bacon Waffle Burger. Catie Wegman,, "USA vs. Netherlands: Where to watch the Women’s World Cup finals in South Florida," 5 July 2019 In addition to a daily breakfast buffet, the morning crowd will find signature a la carte items like brioche French toast and huevos rancheros. San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: Welcome summer at Scoop San Diego’s inaugural ice cream festival," 20 June 2019 Co-owner Adrian Oriolo puts Latin touches on dishes including breakfast burritos and a colorful plate of huevos rancheros nachos ($12.95). Michael Mayo,, "All-day breakfast: A critic’s guide to 5 egg-centric new eateries," 5 June 2019 On Sunday morning, everyone was invited back to the villa for brunch, where the same caterers from the rehearsal dinner set up a huevos rancheros bar. Ryan Ray, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Bride Found Her Gown One Month Before Her Absolutely Stunning Vineyard Wedding," 2 Apr. 2019 The huevos rancheros at Donner Lake Kitchen and the fluffy overstuffed omelettes at Squeeze Inn are both attractions in their own rights. Todd Plummer, Vogue, "Why Bay Area Residents Are Flocking to Truckee, California—And You Should Too," 11 Dec. 2018 Lunch is often huevos rancheros—eggs and beans on a tortilla—from Dot’s Diner. Jen Murphy, WSJ, "The Only Guy in the Barre Class," 14 July 2018

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First Known Use of huevos rancheros

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for huevos rancheros

Mexican Spanish, literally, ranch-style eggs

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