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Light & Healthy Baked Huevos Rancheros Recipe

This light & healthy baked huevos rancheros recipe is easy, delicious, and nutritious! It's ideal for busy weekday mornings when you need something hot and nutritious to start your day.

Servings: 4

Active time: 5 minutes

Total time:

Light and Healthy recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 c good quality store-bought salsa
  • 1/2 c frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 c frozen spinach, kale, or Swiss chard
  • 4 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized egg(s)
  • 1 c canned low-sodium refried beans
  • 8 small flour or corn tortillas

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine salsa, corn, and greens in an ovenproof dish and create 4 slight depressions with the back of a spoon. Crack eggs on top of salsa into each depression. Bake until whites are just set and yolks are still runny, about 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat up beans and warm tortillas. Serve light and healthy baked huevos rancheros on tortillas smeared with beans and topped with desired garnishes. Serve immediately.

Variations

Optional garnishes

  • cheddar cheese
  • diced avocados
  • lime wedges
  • chopped cilantro
  • hot sauce
  • sour cream
  • pickled onions
  • pickled jalapenos
  • queso fresco

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1/4 of recipe)
Total Servings 4

Amount Per Serving:

Nutrition Category Amount
Calories 310
Calories from Fat 60
Total Fat 7g (11% DV)
Saturated Fat 2g (10% DV)
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 185mg (62% DV)
Sodium 390mg (16% DV)
Total
Carbohydrate
45g (15% DV)
Dietary Fiber 8g (32% DV)
Sugars 3g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 60%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 10%
Iron 15%

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Pasteurized equals peace of mind

Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized eggs taste great and are safe for all your favorite egg dishes! Davidson's gentle water bath pasteurization reduces the risk of Salmonella in eggs without changing the nutrition or flavor. In fact, Davidson's pasteurized eggs have earned the Seal of Approval for exceptional flavor and culinary performance from the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

The Raw Egg Risk

Davidson's eggs aren't just good for sunny-side up or poached eggs. Consider all the recipes that feature raw eggs, like eggnog, Caesar salad dressing, raw cookie dough, custard and more. Take homemade ice cream, for example. Over a four-year period, more than 500 illnesses in the US were traced to Salmonella bacteria in homemade ice cream, according to the CDC. The ingredient at fault? Raw or undercooked eggs.