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Huevos Rancheros served on a Nopal

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What better option of easy and tasty breakfast, than this recipe of Huevos Rancheros, which are also low in carbohydrates and are served on a roasted nopal instead of an omelette. You can add a layer of beans on the nopales or on the side. Another great option to make this easy breakfast even better is to use turkey ham.


2 portions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 onions
  • 2 tomatoes, cut in quarters
  • 1 tomato, cut in quarters
  • 10 chile de árbol peppers, dried
  • enough sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Margarina Primavera®, stick 225g
  • 4 nopales
  • enough salt and pepper
  • enough oregano
  • 2 tablespoons Margarina Primavera®, stick 225g
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cups refried beans
  • 1/2 avocados, in slices, to decorate
  • enough fresh coriander, to decorate
  • enough radish, cut into triangles, to decorate
  • enough fresh cheese, crumbled, to decorate


For the sauce, in a griddle over medium heat roast the garlic, the onion, the tomato, the tomato and the árbol chiles.
In a molcajete, press and crush the roasted garlic with a little coarse salt to form a puree. Add the onion and grind until crushed. Continue with the árbol chiles, the tomatoes and the green tomatillos, and add the lemon juice to be able to work them. Once you have a sauce, add the cilantro and season to taste. Set aside.
In a pan over medium heat, melt a teaspoon of Margarina Primavera® and cook the nopales until they are ready, season with oregano, salt and pepper. Set aside.
In a frying pan over medium heat, melt two tablespoons of Margarine Primavera® and fry the eggs at desired level of doneness, season with salt and pepper.
Spread each nopal with warm refried beans, place the eggs on top and serve the charred sauce. Garnish with avocado, cilantro, radish and fresh cheese.


Serve in a large dish, and decorate with slices of avocado, cilantro, radish and queso fresco.


The beans can be served on the nopales or on the side. You can also add a few slices of ham.

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Ratings (4)
Dalay Garcia
05/10/2020 10:11:04
Deliciosa, a mis niños les encanto acompañada de un atolito de maicena para el frio de Antigua
Gabriel Vargas
27/04/2020 19:58:15
Alina Mejia
28/09/2019 20:49:36
Itzel Campos
30/07/2019 12:17:23
Excelente receta, queda riquisima la salsa con los nopales, el huevo y los frijoles refritos. ¡Deliciosaaaaaaa!

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