Ranchero Sauce for Huevos

Ranchero Sauce for Huevos

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: Makes about 8 Servings

Like the name suggests, this sauce is perfect topped on eggs but feel free to use it on tacos, enchiladas, and wraps as well.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup tomatoes and their juice
  • 1/2 chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro


  1. Place the oil into a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Once the oil begins to shimmer, add the onions and peppers and sauté for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Sprinkle in the cumin, salt, cayenne, jalapeno and garlic and cook for 1 minute before adding the tomatoes and cooking for an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Pour in the stock and bring the mixture to a simmer. Cook for 20 minutes and then remove the pan from the heat and stir in the cilantro. Serve immediately.


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