American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Mexican dish consisting of fried or poached eggs covered with a spicy sauce of red or green tomatoes and usually served on a tortilla.
- n. An egg dish of Mexican origin.
- From Spanish (Wiktionary)
- American Spanish : Spanish huevos, pl. of huevo, egg + American Spanish rancheros, pl. of ranchero, ranch-style. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Follow a basic huevos rancheros recipe (basically eggs the way you like them with salsa and avocado and cheese), but upgrade the refried beans with mashed black soybeans (such as Eden Organic’s) and garlic-flavored Real Salt; add olive oil to make them creamy.”
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