huevos rancheros

hue·​vos ran·​che·​ros | \ ˈwā-vōs-ˌrän-ˈcher-ōs How to pronounce huevos rancheros (audio) \
plural in form but singular or plural in construction

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 The politico class gobbled up huevos rancheros in sharp suits and power skirts. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 18 Sep. 2022 Wauwatosa Mexican dishes like huevos rancheros and chilaquiles fill the breakfast and lunch menu at this Bay View spot that's part restaurant, part art gallery. Chelsey Lewis, Journal Sentinel, 25 July 2022 Co-owner Sarah Mitchell Hanson envisions entrees like eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros, pizzas and salads, and hopes to obtain a beer and wine license. Jess Lander, San Francisco Chronicle, 15 July 2022 The chef, who's already made a name for herself in Mexico City and studied under Julia Child, is overseeing a morning menu that includes huevos rancheros, chilaquiles, as well as variations on French toast and pancakes. Dan Koday, Travel + Leisure, 31 May 2022 The cafe serves items like huevos rancheros, chipotle-poached huevos with buttermilk biscuits, breakfast tacos and burritos, churros, classic French toast and the extremely popular tres leches pancakes. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, 4 May 2022 Stop in for a morning coffee or enjoy the all-day menu, featuring items like avocado toast to huevos rancheros. Olivia Perez, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2022 There's also a taste of the local: at SkyFire, Southwestern tradition is central to a menu that includes a flawless huevos rancheros at breakfast. Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2022 Entrées include five-spice bacon and smashed avocado toast, pork shoulder breakfast burrito bowls, and huevos rancheros with chorizo and salsa verde, all served with breakfast potatoes. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 Apr. 2022 See More

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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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“Huevos rancheros.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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