Huevos Rancheros

Amount

 Measure

 Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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4

 whole

 eggs

4

 small

 corn tortillas

4

 ounces

 low sodium cheddar cheese -- shredded

Refried Beans

15

 ounces

 pinto beans -- cooked and drained

3

 tablespoons

 vegetable oil

1/2

 teaspoon

 cumin

1/2

 teaspoon

 chili powder

1

 small

 onion -- minced

1

 small

 jalapeno -- seeded and minced

1/2

 teaspoon

 salt

Salsa

1

 tablespoon

 vegetable oil

1

 small

 onion -- minced

2

 cloves

 garlic -- minced fine

1

 whole

 chipotle chili canned in adobo -- minced plus teaspoon of sauce

1/2

 teaspoon

 cumin

1/2

 teaspoon

 salt

14 1/2

 ounces

 tomatoes -- fire roasted diced -- drained

1/8

 cup

 cilantro leaves -- whole -- chopped

8

 ounces

 no salt added tomato sauce

1

 tablespoon

 fresh lime juice

To make refried beans cook beans until soft and drain.

Add oil to frying pan and add onion and jalapeno and cook until soft. Add cumin, chili powder, and salt. Mix thoroughly. Add beans and mash with a potato masher until fairly smooth. Set aside and keep warm.

To make sauce heat vegetable oil in large skillet. and add onion and garlic and cook until soft.

Add remaining ingredients except cilantro and heat until boiling. Reduce heat and let simmer for about five minutes or until salsa thickens. Add cilantro and mix.

Make four wells in the salsa. Add one egg to each well. Cover and let cook until whites firm up and yellows are still soft.

Wrap tortillas in paper towels and heat in microwave for one minute.

To serve lay one tortilla on plate and spread with bean mixture.

Ladle an egg with salsa over beans.

Sprinkle with cheese.


NOTES : You can use canned pinto beans but rinse well to remove extra salt and reduce salt to 1/4 teaspoon.

Makes 4 servings.
Per Serving : 799 Calories; 30g Fat (33.4% calories from fat); 39g Protein; 96g Carbohydrate; 31g Dietary Fiber; 241mg Cholesterol; 939mg Sodium. Exchanges: 5 1/2 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 4 1/2 Fat.

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