ran·​che·​ro | \ ran-ˈcher-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce ranchero (audio) , rän-\
plural rancheros

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El Piquin offers chicken, beef or shrimp fajitas, or try the fish fillet ranchero or fish tacos. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "Tortas, huaraches and green sauce at a little cafe in Grapevine | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 16 May 2018 El Tejas' breakfast menu offers a T-bone and eggs, shown with ranchero and verde sauces. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "A gourmet corny dog? Find it in Fort Worth | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 2 May 2018 At Mohegan Sun, SolToro offers a mixed grill platter on Father's Day, featuring NY strip with cheddar and chipotle mashed potatoes, blackened mahi mahi with mango salsa and grilled chicken with rancheros beans and a mole sauce for $25. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "Father's Day Dining Specials In Connecticut," 5 June 2018 Pop/ranchero star Alejandro Fernandez will team up with norteño icons Los Tigres del Norte to tour the U.S. beginning on August 23. Leila Cobo, Billboard, "Alejandro Fernandez & Los Tigres del Norte to Tour Together," 1 June 2018 Menu highlights include a chilled shellfish platter of Kumamoto oysters, king crab and Maine lobster ($10 supplement) and Snake River Farms skirt steak and eggs with crunchy warm tortillas and ranchero sauce. Julie Giuffrida, latimes.com, "Where to take mom for Mother's Day brunch," 3 May 2018 Three enchiladas came with choice of cheese, chicken or beef fillings and choice of ranchero or tomatillo sauce. Frank Cohen, courant.com, "The Most Interesting Man in the World Steals My Date at SolToro," 12 Mar. 2018 Every imaginable variation on eggs and huevos rancheros are available, and a laundry list of sides including lots of rice, bean and potato options, plus some odd choices like a bowl of lemon slices for 75 cents. Larry Olmsted, USA TODAY, "San Antonio's best brisket tacos," 25 Jan. 2018 Mi Corazon in Silver Lake has started serving weekend brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Mexican restaurant is offering omelets with roasted poblanos; Mexican bolillo bread French toast; and eggs with ranchero sauce alongside $17 bottomless mimosas. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "An '80s bar pushing big hair, PBR on draft and pizza by the slice is open in West Hollywood," 19 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of ranchero

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ranchero

Mexican Spanish, from rancho

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