Huevos Mexicanos

(2 servings)

  • 2 Tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 Tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup oil - divided
  • 1 and 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped green chiles
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • 2 large eggs (scrambled or fried)
  • 4 Tablespoons refried beans
  • 4 Tablespoons diced ham
  • grated cheddar or Jack cheese
In a blender, puree the first 6 ingredients. Strain. Heat 2 Tablespoons oil in a small saucepan, add the puree and stir for one minute. Add tomato, chiles, tomato sauce and salt and cook for 5 minutes. Heat the remaining oil in a small skillet. Fry each tortilla for 30 seconds, turning if necessary. Pour off most the oil, add eggs and fry or scramble until set.

Place a tortilla on a plate. Spread with half the beans and place eggs on top. Cover with the other tortilla, spoon the tomato salsa on top and garnish with ham and cheese.

Repeat to make 2 servings.

(Note: Recipe can be doubled to serve 4.)

Tortillas topped with eggs, beans, ham, cheese and a homemade spicy, fresh Mexican salsa sauce.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank efarkas for this recipe.

Recipe number 707. Submitted 10/27/2002.