Huevos Rancheros with a Nouvelle Cuisine Twist


Huevos Rancheros with a Nouvelle Cuisine Twist

Elevated Huevos Rancheros: A Nouvelle Cuisine Delight

In the realm of Nouvelle Cuisine, where creativity and presentation take center stage, we have reimagined the classic Mexican dish of Huevos Rancheros. This elevated version combines traditional flavors with modern techniques, resulting in a visually stunning and delectable breakfast or brunch option.

Jan Dec

20 minutes

15 minutes

35 minutes

2 servings


Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free, Low-carb


Vegan, Paleo, Keto, High-protein, Low-fat


While the original Huevos Rancheros is known for its hearty and rustic appeal, our Nouvelle Cuisine adaptation focuses on refined plating and delicate flavors. We have transformed the traditional dish into an elegant and visually appealing masterpiece, without compromising on the essence of its Mexican roots. We alse have the original recipe for Huevos rancheros, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 320 kcal / 1340 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 15g, 3g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 30g, 8g
  • Protein: 15g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Salt: 1g


  1. 1.
    Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. 2.
    Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Sauté until softened.
  3. 3.
    Stir in the ground cumin and smoked paprika, cooking for an additional minute.
  4. 4.
    Add the tomato puree to the skillet and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. 5.
    While the sauce simmers, warm the corn tortillas in the oven for 5 minutes.
  6. 6.
    In a separate non-stick pan, fry the eggs to your desired doneness.
  7. 7.
    To assemble, place a warmed tortilla on each plate. Spoon a generous amount of the tomato sauce over the tortilla.
  8. 8.
    Top each tortilla with a fried egg and garnish with fresh cilantro and microgreens.
  9. 9.
    Serve immediately.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Corn tortillas — For a crispier texture, lightly brush the tortillas with olive oil before warming them in the oven.

Tips & Tricks

  • For an extra touch of elegance, consider adding a drizzle of truffle oil or a sprinkle of edible flowers as a finishing touch.
  • Experiment with different types of microgreens to add a burst of color and flavor to the dish.
  • If you prefer a spicier kick, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or a few dashes of hot sauce to the tomato sauce.
  • Serve with a side of avocado slices or guacamole for a creamy and refreshing element.
  • Don't forget to warm the plates before plating the dish to ensure the eggs stay warm throughout the meal.

Serving advice

Serve the Huevos Rancheros with a side of freshly squeezed orange juice and a cup of aromatic coffee for a complete and satisfying breakfast or brunch experience.

Presentation advice

When plating, arrange the tortilla, tomato sauce, and fried egg in a visually appealing manner. Consider using a circular mold to create a neat and uniform shape. Garnish with a sprig of fresh cilantro and a sprinkle of microgreens for an elegant touch.