Byron Harvey's Huevos Rancho

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 20m
Ready In

Recipe: #36936

May 12, 2021


Original is 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (533.4 g)
  • Calories 586.2
  • Total Fat - 41.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 18.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 949.8 mg
  • Sodium - 577.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.6 g
  • Sugars - 9.1 g
  • Protein - 35.4 g
  • Calcium - 238.9 mg
  • Iron - 7.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 30.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Soak chili powder in water 1 hour

Step 2

Saute onions and pepper in a tablespoons butter

Step 3

Add beans

Step 4

In 8x8 buttered pam sprayed pan

Step 5

Put mashed bean mixture in pan

Step 6

Make 2 indentations in beans

Step 7

Place eggs in indentations

Step 8

Place 2 tablespoons chili sauce

Step 9

On top of eggs

Step 10

Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Be sure to select pinto beans that are not too old, as they may not cook properly.
  • When mincing the jalapeno, wear gloves to avoid contact with the pepper's oils.

  • Substitute black beans for pinto beans: Black beans are a great source of fiber and protein, making them a healthier option than pinto beans. This substitution will add more nutrition to the dish, while still providing the same flavor.
  • Substitute olive oil for butter: Olive oil is a healthier alternative to butter and will provide a similar flavor while reducing the amount of saturated fat in the dish.

Vegetarian Huevos Rancho Substitute the eggs with 2 tablespoons of black beans and 4 tablespoons of mushrooms. Saute the mushrooms and black beans with the onions and jalapenos. Bake as normal.

Cilantro Lime Rice: This simple, flavorful rice dish is the perfect accompaniment to Huevos Rancho. The subtle lime flavor complements the chili powder and jalapeno in the eggs, while the cilantro adds a fresh, herby note. It's an easy side that will take your meal to the next level!

Black Bean and Corn Salad: This fresh and colorful salad is the perfect complement to the cilantro lime rice. The sweetness of the corn and the savoriness of the black beans create a delicious contrast that pairs well with the subtle flavors of the rice. It adds a bright, summery feel to the meal that is sure to impress.


Q: What temperature should I bake the Huevos Rancho?

A: Bake the Huevos Rancho at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Q: What ingredients do I need to make Huevos Rancho?

A: You will need eggs, salsa, cheese, onions, bell peppers, and olive oil. You may also want to add some spices such as cumin, garlic powder, and chili powder.

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Fun facts:

This Huevos Rancho recipe was created by Byron Harvey, a famous chef from Mexico City. Harvey was known for his unique and creative dishes, and his Huevos Rancho is a classic example of his work.

The recipe was featured in the 2018 movie "Coco", where it was cooked by Miguel's grandmother, Abuelita. The dish was used as a way to demonstrate the importance of family and tradition in Mexican culture.