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4.39 from 13 votes

The Best Huevos Rancheros – An Easy Authentic Mexican Recipe

This Huevos Rancheros recipe is as authentic as it gets, and is the recipe I learned growing up in Mexico. Keep reading to find out how to make it.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins


  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 2 Corn Tortillas
  • 1/4 Onion chopped
  • Refried beans homemade or store bought
  • 2 potatoes
  • Thick cut ham cut into cubes
  • Salsa - homemade or store bought.
  • Salt Pepper to taste
  • Queso Fresco and Cilantro to garnish.


  • Saute the potatoes, onion, and ham in a small amount of olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • Lightly fry the tortillas, and pat dry. Put on a plate
  • Warm up the refried beans, and spread onto the tortillas.
  • Fry an egg to your preferred level of doneness, and put on top of the tortilla and beans.
  • Top with salsa, queso fresco, and fresh cilantro.
  • Serve with the potato, onion, and ham mix.
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