Definition of huevos rancheros in English:

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huevos rancheros

Pronunciation: /ˌ(h)wɛvɒs ranˈtʃɛːrɒs/

plural noun

A dish of fried or poached eggs served on a tortilla with a spicy tomato sauce, originating in Mexico.
Example sentences
  • Mara favors savory and ordered the huevos rancheros served on top of crispy tortilla with a side of house potatoes.
  • With shells somewhere between crisp and chewy, they're drizzled with the same sauce that accompanies the huevos rancheros and served with beans and rice.
  • So here is the ultimate Mexican egg dish, huevos rancheros, to spice up your weekend.

Origin

Spanish, 'rancheros' eggs'.

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