Huevos Rancheros


Serving Size:
1 tortilla, 1 egg, 1/4 cup red chile sauce

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free


  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1/4 cup bell peppers
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 corn tortillas
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup red chile sauce


  1. Chop the onion and bell pepper.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a skillet and crisp the tortillas for about a minute on each side or until they start to brown. Set aside on paper towels to drain.
  3. In the same skillet, sauté the onion and bell pepper until soft. (Add additional oil if needed.) Remove from skillet.
  4. Heat remaining oil in the skillet and cook eggs over easy.
  5. Place one crisp tortilla on each plate and top with egg and sautéed vegetables.
  6. Serve with red chile sauce.

Helpful hints

  • Crisp tortillas are available at the grocery store.
  • To reduce fat in this recipe, crisp the tortillas in the oven and use a nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray to prepare eggs.  
  • Make the Chile Colorado Sauce (Basic Red Chili Sauce) recipe on to serve with this recipe.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 320

Protein 9 g

Carbohydrates 19 g

Fat 23 g

Cholesterol 186 mg

Sodium 146 mg

Potassium 342 mg

Phosphorus 200 mg

Calcium 64mg

Fiber 3.7 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1 vegetable,medium potassium
  • 4 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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