Bavarian-style Huevos Rancheros


Bavarian-style Huevos Rancheros

Bavarian Breakfast Fiesta

In the heart of Bavaria, start your day with a delightful twist on the classic Mexican dish, Huevos Rancheros. This Bavarian-style adaptation combines the vibrant flavors of Mexico with the comforting elements of Bavarian cuisine. Get ready to savor a hearty and satisfying breakfast that will transport you to the picturesque landscapes of Bavaria.

Jan Dec

15 minutes

15 minutes

30 minutes

4 servings


Vegetarian, Nut-free, Soy-free, Peanut-free, Shellfish-free

Wheat (found in pretzels), Dairy (found in butter and sour cream), Eggs

Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Paleo


While the original Mexican Huevos Rancheros typically features tortillas, beans, and spicy salsa, this Bavarian adaptation incorporates traditional Bavarian ingredients and flavors. The tortillas are replaced with soft pretzels, the beans are swapped for sautéed mushrooms, and the spicy salsa is substituted with a tangy mustard sauce. These changes give the dish a unique Bavarian twist while still maintaining its essence. We alse have the original recipe for Huevos rancheros, so you can check it out.


  • Calories: 380 kcal / 1590 KJ
  • Fat: 18g (Saturated Fat: 9g)
  • Carbohydrates: 40g (Sugars: 3g)
  • Protein: 14g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. 2.
    Slice the pretzels in half horizontally and place them on a baking sheet. Toast them in the oven for about 5 minutes until they are slightly crispy.
  3. 3.
    In a skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
  4. 4.
    Add the sliced mushrooms to the skillet and cook until they are tender and golden brown. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. 5.
    In a separate pan, fry the eggs to your desired doneness.
  6. 6.
    Spread a tablespoon of Bavarian mustard on each toasted pretzel half.
  7. 7.
    Place a fried egg on top of each pretzel half.
  8. 8.
    Spoon the sautéed mushrooms over the eggs.
  9. 9.
    Drizzle each serving with a tablespoon of sour cream.
  10. 10.
    Garnish with fresh parsley.
  11. 11.
    Serve immediately and enjoy your Bavarian-style Huevos Rancheros!

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Soft pretzels — Make sure to use fresh pretzels for the best taste and texture.
  • Bavarian mustard — Choose a high-quality Bavarian mustard with a tangy flavor to enhance the dish.
  • Mushrooms — Slice the mushrooms evenly to ensure they cook uniformly.
  • Eggs — Fry the eggs to your preferred level of doneness, whether it's sunny-side-up or over-easy.
  • Fresh parsley — Use fresh parsley for a vibrant and aromatic garnish.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a spicier twist, add a pinch of Bavarian chili powder to the sautéed mushrooms.
  • Serve with a side of Bavarian sausages for a heartier meal.
  • Experiment with different types of mushrooms, such as chanterelles or porcini, for a more diverse flavor profile.
  • If you prefer a milder taste, use a milder mustard variety.
  • Add a squeeze of lemon juice to the sour cream for a tangy kick.

Serving advice

Serve the Bavarian-style Huevos Rancheros hot and fresh. The combination of the warm pretzels, creamy eggs, savory mushrooms, and tangy mustard sauce is best enjoyed immediately after preparation.

Presentation advice

Arrange the Bavarian-style Huevos Rancheros on a platter, placing the pretzel halves with the egg and mushroom toppings neatly side by side. Garnish with a sprinkle of fresh parsley for a pop of color. The vibrant yellow of the egg yolk against the golden pretzel creates an appealing visual contrast.