Keto huevos rancheros with cheese 'tortillas'

Keto huevos rancheros with cheese ‘tortillas’

If there's a more satisfying way to start the weekend than with Mexican Huevos rancheros, we have yet to find it. Two eggs, sunny-side up, resting on a cheese tortilla and drizzled with spicy salsa. Add a few rays of sunshine and a soul-soothing morning playlist, and the weekend is yours!

Keto huevos rancheros with cheese ‘tortillas’

If there's a more satisfying way to start the weekend than with Mexican Huevos rancheros, we have yet to find it. Two eggs, sunny-side up, resting on a cheese tortilla and drizzled with spicy salsa. Add a few rays of sunshine and a soul-soothing morning playlist, and the weekend is yours!
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

Cheese tortillas
  • 4 oz. (1 cup) 110 g (230 ml) shredded mozzarella cheese
Eggs
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp butter
  • 4 4 large egglarge eggs
  • ¼ cup 60 ml salsa
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
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Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

    Cheese tortilla

  1. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Divide the mozzarella cheese (2 oz. per serving) into equal parts. Shape each serving of cheese into a circle in the pan.
  2. Leave for 2-3 minutes or until golden underneath and bubbly on top.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and leave the tortillas in it to keep warm.
  4. Huevos rancheros

  5. Heat another non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add butter to the pan, and fry the eggs sunny-side up until done to your liking.
  6. To serve, place a cheese tortilla on each plate. Place two fried eggs per serving on top, spoon over the salsa, and garnish with cilantro.

Tip

Look for a salsa low in carbs, ideally with less than 3 grams of net carbs per serving. Alternatively, make your own — try our Quick salsa.

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3 comments

  1. Terry
    Delicious! really enjoyed this recipe. Remember to let the cheese tortilla cool. I did put the salsa on top of the cheese tortillas before I took them off the heat to warm it.
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  2. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Delicious! really enjoyed this recipe. Remember to let the cheese tortilla cool. I did put the salsa on top of the cheese tortillas before I took them off the heat to warm it.

    Great tips! So glad you enjoyed this recipe.

  3. Sarah Hart
    I wasn't sure about thhis, but it was delicious! You've really excelled with this one, the mix of flavours is extraordinary.

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