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Huevos Rancheros Casserole
Want to try something different for breakfast? Maybe something out of the ordinary for dinner tonight? Then think about making this recipe for Huevos Rancheros a try. Top servings of huevos casserole with mild or spicy salsa and add a kick to your breakfast or dinner. Add some sliced fresh tomatoes and ripe avocado wedges and you’ll have a meal that will have everyone at the table shouting Olé.
To make this an even more euthentic Spanish style breakfast, serve fried potatoes and refried beans along with the sliced tomatoes and avocado wedges.
Cast of Characters
The list of ingredients for this casserole is a simple one but they merge together beautifully. Queso quesadilla cheese, chorizo sausage and canned chopped green chilies is just a start. Corn tortillas are sliced into strips and a few are left whole. Cheese, sausage, chilies and tortilla strips are layered in a baking dish. A mixture of beaten eggs, milk and spices are combined together and poured over all. This is then baked and served. Delicious!
Huevo is Spanish for “egg.” Huevo duros are “hard-boiled eggs,” huevos pasados por agua are “soft-boiled eggs,” huevos escalfados are “poached eggs,” huevos fritos are “fried eggs,” and huevos revueltos are “scrambled eggs.” Huevos Rancheros is Spanish for “rancher’s eggs,” although the more common translation is “country-style” eggs. Huevos rancheros consists of fried corn tortillas, topped with fried eggs and then a layer of salsa.