hue·vos ran·che·ros | \ˈwā-vōs-ˌrän-ˈcher-ōs \

Definition of huevos rancheros 

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

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Pepe’s breakfast dishes are limited to steak and eggs ($10.50), a breakfast burrito ($9.50), and huevos rancheros ($9.50). Lauren Delgado,, "First Bite: Brunch at Pepe's Cantina," 15 June 2018 Casa Corazon Restaurant Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this Mexican restaurant on 16th Street, south of Thomas Road, serves huevos rancheros, ceviche, enchiladas, burritos, flautas and chiles en nogada. Jennifer Mcclellan, azcentral, "31 new restaurants opened in Phoenix in April, chains and independents," 1 May 2018 Smoked salmon crêpe, huevos rancheros, bourbon peaches & cream French toast, sticky bun à la mode and more. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "Celebrate Mother's Day in Louisville at brunch, Churchill Downs & more," 8 May 2018 The brunch menu also includes huevos rancheros, other breakfast dishes and chicken posole. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "They were the best fajitas years ago. Now they're back, along with Saturday brunch | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 13 May 2018 In addition to tacos and a full bar, Fuzzy's also serves breakfast all day, including huevos rancheros, migas and chilaquiles. Kathleen Purvis, charlotteobserver, "Texas taco chain plans first N.C. location in Matthews | Charlotte Observer," 30 Apr. 2018 Cantina Laredo Moms can indulge in a modern Mexican midday meal at this River North spot with brunch dishes ranging from chicken fajita omelets to huevos rancheros to chilaquiles. Christen A. Johnson,, "25 Mother's Day brunch spots to wine and dine mom," 30 Apr. 2018 The Red Scramble adds pulled pork and barbecue sauce to eggs, while the geographic menu theme continues south of the border with several other very popular dishes, including breakfast enchiladas, the Mexican Mash meal and huevos rancheros. Larry Olmsted, USA TODAY, "Locals love this New England brunch destination," 10 Apr. 2018 For breakfast, that means a wide selection of omelets, skillets and eggs Benedict options in addition to the restaurant’s specialty dishes such as chicken and waffles, huevos rancheros and ahi tuna bagel. Geoff Bruce, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "7 great Easter brunch choices for you and your family in the Milwaukee suburbs," 20 Mar. 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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