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

Examples of huevos rancheros in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is also a breakfast menu that includes omelets, burritos, chorizo and eggs, and huevos rancheros. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Jose's Tacos quietly opens 2nd location in Detroit's Eastern Market," 4 Mar. 2020 The menu is teeming with comfort food favorites like deep-fried flautas, chorizo fundido and a full breakfast menu with everything from homemade pancakes to huevos rancheros. azcentral, "6 restaurants near Chicago Cubs Cactus League spring training games at Sloan Park in Mesa," 20 Feb. 2020 Popular menu items include the huevos rancheros and burritos, while new additions include boozy beverages and, in the future, ceviche. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "Tacos and sandwiches: 32 restaurants and bars that opened in December 2019 in metro Phoenix," 2 Jan. 2020 The original menu items, such as the restaurant's best-selling burritos and huevos rancheros, will remain, confirmed owner Irma López. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "This popular Mexican restaurant has moved to a new Phoenix location. Here's what to know," 12 Dec. 2019 Day of the Dead figurines, sugar skulls and Catrina are omnipresent, as are street tacos and huevos rancheros. Andrea Sachs, Washington Post, "Albuquerque," 11 Dec. 2019 The menu includes breakfast burritos, tortas, enchiladas, tostadas, huevos rancheros and chilaquiles. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "Pizza, burgers and craft beer: 41 new restaurants opened in metro Phoenix in October," 5 Nov. 2019 The restaurant also does a huge breakfast-brunch trade on weekends, with a menu of various eggy options — omelets, huevos rancheros, benedicts — plus sandwiches and assorted other options. Rand Richards Cooper,, "Review: An exuberant fiesta of culinary delights at the Spicy Green Bean in Glastonbury," 12 Oct. 2019 Chile relleno, huevos rancheros — Delicious and spelled right. Josie Sexton, The Know, "Yelp’s “top phrases that define Denver” read like our basic restaurant instincts," 25 Sep. 2019

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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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The first known use of huevos rancheros was in 1901

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“Huevos rancheros.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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