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Huevos en Salsa (Eggs in Salsa)

This huevos en salsa recipe features scrambled eggs in salsa. It’s a great way to prepare scrambled eggs as it gives them lots of flavor! Make it a complete breakfast by serving it with pinto beans or black beans.

a white plate with huevos en salsa and black beans

Huevos en salsa or eggs in salsa is one of my husbands favorite breakfasts.

It’s a really delicious and simple way to elevate scrambled eggs.

What to add to scrambled eggs to make them better?

Not that there’s anything wrong with scrambled eggs on their own but sometimes you want to change them up a little right? Just so you don’t get tired of eating eggs the same way.

Besides salsa there are many other ways you can enjoy scrambled eggs. Just check out these recipes:

huevos en salsa on a white plate

Ingredients needed

  • roma tomatoes
  • piece of a white onion
  • garlic cloves
  • serrano pepper
  • chopped cilantro
  • eggs
  • salt to taste
  • vegetable oil

How to make huevos en salsa

Preheat the oven to 500.

Line a baking sheet with foil. Place the tomatoes, piece of onion, garlic cloves and the serrano pepper on the baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes then remove the onion, garlic and serrano pepper and set aside. Continue to cook the tomatoes for 8 more minutes. Then remove from oven.

salsa ingredients on a baking tray

Peel the garlic cloves and transfer them to a blender along with the piece of onion, serrano pepper, roma tomatoes, chopped cilantro and a little salt. Make sure to remove the stem from the serrano pepper. Blend until smooth and set aside.

Crack the eggs into a bowl and season with a little salt. Beat with a fork for a couple of minutes.

blended salsa for eggs

Heat up a tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot add the eggs.

making scrambled eggs

Stir the eggs around with a spatula constantly until the eggs are completely cooked through this will take about 3 minutes.

scrambled eggs in a skillet

Add about 1/2 cup of salsa to the eggs. Add more salsa if you want.

huevos en salsa

I don’t find these eggs to be very spicy. If you are especially sensitive to spicy foods though you can try using just half of the serrano pepper or even omitting it entirely.

If you want your salsa very spicy use two serrano peppers.

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Huevos en salsa recipe

These delicious scrambled eggs in salsa are an easy, inexpensive and delicious Mexican breakfast recipe.

It goes perfectly with beans on the side and some warm corn tortillas.

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eggs in salsa and black beans on a white plate
huevos en salsa on a white plate
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Huevos en Salsa (Eggs in Salsa)

Huevos en salsa is a delicious, easy and inexpensive Mexican breakfast dish consisting of eggs in salsa.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword eggs in salsa, huevos en salsa, huevos en salsa roja
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 160 kcal
Author Carissa

Ingredients

  • 4 roma tomatoes
  • 1/4 piece of a white onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 serrano pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt to taste
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 500. Line a baking sheet with foil.

  2. Place the tomatoes, piece of onion, garlic cloves and serrano pepper on the baking sheet. Bake for for 10 minutes then remove the onion, garlic and serrano pepper and set aside. Continue to cook the tomatoes for 8 more minutes then remove from oven.

  3. Peel the garlic cloves and take the stem off the serrano pepper. Put the garlic cloves and serrano pepper in the blender along with the piece of onion, roma tomatoes, chopped cilantro and about 1/4 tsp of salt. Blend until smooth and set aside.

  4. Crack the eggs into a bowl add 1/4 tsp of salt and beat with a fork for a couple of minutes.

  5. Heat up a tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot add the eggs. Stir the eggs around constantly until they are completely cooked through. This will take about 3 minutes.

  6. Add about 1/2 cup of salsa to the eggs and stir. You can add more if you like.

  7. Serve with warm corn tortillas and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

If you are really sensitive to spicy food you can use half the serrano or omit it completely. If you want it extra spicy use two serrano peppers.

Nutrition Facts
Huevos en Salsa (Eggs in Salsa)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 327mg109%
Sodium 715mg31%
Potassium 467mg13%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 1672IU33%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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