Huevos Tostadas! The new Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Tostadas are utterly delicious! They are similar to the better known Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes
Huevos Tostadas are utterly delicious! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes

Huevos Tostadas are utterly, mouthwateringly delicious! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick-up-and-eat-with-your-hands version! Crispy corn tortillas are topped with creamy and smoky mashed black beans, then a salty ooozy fried egg, then smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! Drooling 🤤 yet???

With just a little prep the day before, you can whip these up for breakfast or dinner in no time!  And for kids, you can definitely replace the fried egg with scrambled! 

Mashed Black Beans spread on tortillas for Huevos Tostadas! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree

Black Beans are Magical! High Protein, High Fiber, and Gluten Free!

Black Beans are pretty amazing in terms of health benefits.  They have a whopping 15g of protein and 15g of Fiber in 1 cup! It’s recommended that Women get 25g of Fiber daily, but most women are not getting this much in their diet.   When I checked my daily fiber intake, I was only at about 15g and was really surprised!!  Track your Fiber for a day or two and see how you stack up. 

Black beans are a great source of Fiber, especially if you are eating a gluten free diet and may not be getting fiber from grains.  Try my Easy Brazilian Black Beans or Chickpea & Black Bean Cakes with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce or my Creamy Cajun Beans & Cauliflower over Quinoa for a few other great way to make these!

The best part about these is that you can make tons right on sheet pans and let people take as many as they want. Then you can save whatever is left to warm up later. Yum and yum again!

Huevos Tostadas assembled on a sheet pan are utterly delicious! They are similar to the better known Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree

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PREP-AHEAD TO MAKE YOUR HUEVOS TOSTADAS COOKING KIT

We are all extremely busy and making dinner during the week can be overwhelming. Here are the steps you prepare in the day(s) in advance and store in the fridge as your meal Kit… (See the recipe below for more details)

The beans are the first component that you can completely prepare ahead and then reheat.  These are simply blended in a mini food processor with a garlic clove, chili powder, cumin, and water.  I love mine with some texture, so I pulse until its a nice mix and there are no huge chunks of garlic.  After blending, you will cook the beans on the stove for about 10-15 minutes until all of the flavors are melded together.

Black Beans, garlic, seasonings in food processor for Huevos Tostadas! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree

Black Beans, garlic, seasonings in food processor for Huevos Tostadas! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree

While the beans cook, you can make the tomato sauce, thinly slice the scallions and chop the cilantro. 
On a sheet pan or in a large bowl, place the black beans, cheese, the cilantro, tomato sauce, the uncooked tortillas, and Eggs. Store your ‘Kit’ in the fridge!  

COOK YOUR HUEVOS TOSTADAS 

When you’re ready to cook, pull your KIT out from the fridge and Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.

Place the tortillas flat on a sheet pan. You will likely need 2 pans to cook the tortillas or you can do them in batches. Spray or brush the top of each tortilla with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then sprinkle salt and Chili Powder over top.  Then flip the tortillas over and do the same to the other side. Bake in oven center rack for 10 minutes one side, then flip the tortillas over and cook for another 10-15 minutes on the other side until they are crisp all the way to the center. When the tortillas are done, you can place them on paper towel or pat them down to soak up excess oil.

While the tortillas are in the oven, warm the tomato sauce up in a covered saucepot on stove. Warm the beans up in microwave or on stove.

Preheat a large skillet on high heat and spray with extra virgin olive oil. Then add 4 eggs at a time and sprinkle the top with salt and pepper. Cook just until the bottom sets, about 1-2 minutes, then flip over gentle and remove the skillet from the heat.  For little kids you can of course swap these with scrambled eggs. 

Now comes the assembly. First, spread a layer of black beans on the tortillas and then top with a fried egg.  Next drizzle the tomato sauce and add a sprinkle of cheese, then scallions, and cilantro.

Mashed Black Beans spread on tortillas for Huevos Tostadas! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree

Mashed Black Beans spread on tortillas for Huevos Tostadas! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree

Huevos Tostadas are utterly delicious! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree

Who needs Huevos Rancheros when you can have these HUEVOS TOSTADAS!  ENJOY!

😍 Carrie

Huevos Tostadas assembled on a sheet pan are utterly delicious! They are similar to the better known Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree

Huevos Tostadas assembled on a sheet pan are utterly delicious! They are similar to the better known Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree
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Huevos Tostadas! The New Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Tostadas are utterly delicious! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick-up-and-eat-with-your-hands version! Crispy corn tortillas are topped with creamy and smoky mashed black beans, then a salty ooozy fried egg, then smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! With just a little prep the day before, you can whip these up for breakfast or dinner in no time! #huevosrancheros #eggs #breakfast #glutenfree #healthyfood #fiber #vegetarian #beans

Course Breakfast, dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beans, black beans, eggs, huevos rancheros
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 tostadas
Author Carrie Tyler

Ingredients

Black Beans

  • 15 oz Black Beans 1 can
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Tortillas

  • 12 Corn Tortillas
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • Salt
  • 1 tbls Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Tomato Sauce

  • 15 ounces Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin

Other

  • 8 oz Goat Cheese, crumbled or Cotija Cheese
  • 1 oz Cilantro
  • 2 Scallions
  • 8 Eggs

Instructions

Prep-Ahead

  1. Beans: Drain and rinse the can of black beans. Add them to a food processor with with 1/4 cup water, 1 clove of garlic, and the cumin. Pulse to mince the garlic and blend up the beans.

    Black Beans, garlic, seasonings in food processor for Huevos Tostadas! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree
  2. You want the beans mostly blended, but with some texture, as these will get cooked down and then spread on the tortillas. Scrape down the sides of the blender and add more water if needed, 1 tablespoon at a time, continuing to pulse until you get the ideal texture and there are no big chunks of garlic.
    Black Beans, garlic, seasonings in food processor for Huevos Tostadas! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree
  3. After blending, add the beans to preheated saucepot with 1 tsp olive oil.  Stir the beans around as they cook so as not to burn. Turn the heat down to med-low and cook COVERED for 10 minutes.

  4. Tomato Sauce: While the beans cook, you can mix together in a bowl, the tomato sauce, chili powder, and cumin.  Taste for seasoning and add salt or adjust other seasonings as you like.

  5. Finally, thinly slice the scallions and chop the cilantro. Place these in separate storage bags.
  6. Store your 'Kit' in the fridge! On a sheet pan or in a large bowl, place the black beans, cheese, the cilantro, tomato sauce, the uncooked tortillas, and Eggs.

Final Cook and Assembly

  1. When you’re ready to cook, pull your KIT out from the fridge and Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.

  2. Place the tortillas flat on a sheet pan. You will likely need 2 pans to cook the tortillas or you can do them in batches.  Spray the top of each tortilla with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then sprinkle salt and Chili Powder over top. Then flip the tortillas over and do the same to the other side. Bake in oven center rack for 10 minutes one side, then flip the tortillas over and cook for another 10-15 minutes on the other side until they are crisp all the way to the center.  When the tortillas are done, you can place them on paper towel or pat them down to soak up excess oil.

  3. While the tortillas are in the oven, warm the tomato sauce up in a covered saucepot on stove.  Warm the beans up in microwave or on stove.

  4. Preheat a large skillet on high heat and spray with extra virgin olive oil. Then add 4 eggs at a time and sprinkle the top with salt and pepper. Cook just until the bottom sets, about 1-2 minutes, then flip over gentle and remove the skillet from the heat. You want the bottom to set, but not the yoke, as you want that runny. Finish for all 8 eggs.
  5. Now comes the assembly. First, spread a layer of black beans on the tortillas and then top with a fried egg.
    Mashed Black Beans spread on tortillas for Huevos Tostadas! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree
  6. Next drizzle the tomato sauce and add a sprinkle of cheese, then scallions, and cilantro. Enjoy!

    Huevos Tostadas are utterly delicious! They are similar to Huevos Rancheros but are a pick up and eat with your hands version! They have crispy corn tortillas topped with creamy mashed black beans, a salty fried egg, smoky tomato sauce, cheese, and scallions! #huevosrancheros #eggs #brunch #mexicanrecipes #vegetarian #meatlessrecipes #glutenfree

Recipe Notes

If you have small kids, you can certainly swap the runny fried egg with scrambled or just fully cook the yoke when frying.

 

 

Gluten Free Cheddar Honey Cornbread

Cheddar Honey Cornbread on parchment paper. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

There is no better combination than salty and sweet.  This Cheddar Honey Cornbread brings that combo to life spectacularly – particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It’s the perfect holiday meal side, whether it’s breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Every year we go to my husband’s family for Thanksgiving in Maryland.  Therefore, I contribute 1-2 recipes, but I’m not the one in charge of the full Turkey Dinner.  This year, I decided to make Cheddar Honey Cornbread!  I love cornbread, but usually don’t eat it because it is not gluten free and I save my gluten intake for the stuffing!  So, this recipe is my contribution.  It’s a warm, comforting, scrumptious must-make recipe this Fall and Winter!

Cheddar Honey Cornbread pieces stacked with crumbs around. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Quick note!  This post contains affiliate links, which means I earn a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you purchase from them.  This commission is what helps me keep this blog afloat :).  But, I also share these links because I have used the products, genuinely love them, and want you to know exactly what I used. 

MAKE YOUR CHEDDAR HONEY CORNBREAD

For this recipe, I used a 9×9 Pan.  You could certainly use a round pan as well or even a muffin pan. I also recommend using parchment paper to line the pan, as it makes it so easy to remove the cornbread when it’s cooked.

Making this cornbread follows the typical dry-ingredient bowl and wet ingredient bowl instructions.  Combine them and then fold in the shredded cheese.

Wet ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Wet ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Wet ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

mixing in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Ingredients mixed in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Adding cheese to ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Folding cheese into ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.Folding cheese into ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Folding cheese into ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Pour the cornbread mixture into the parchment paper lined pan.  Spread it evenly with the spatula, but don’t worry that it isn’t smooth on the top as you will love those peaks and valleys when it cooks and as you spread butter or drizzle honey on to eat it.

Adding raw batter to pan for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Raw batter to pan for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Then, it’s a quick 20 minute bake in a 400 F degree oven.  Remove and let cool for 15-20 minutes, then ull the cornbread out of the pan using the parchment paper.

I love to break the cornbread apart with my hands as opposed to clean cuts with a knife as I love the rustic look, but of course, cutting allows you to get the exact number of pieces you need, so do what works best!

That’s it!  ENJOY!

😍 Carrie

Cheddar Honey Cornbread pieces stacked with crumbs around. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Gluten Free Cheddar Honey Cornbread

Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bread, cheddar, Cornbread, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Carrie Tyler

Ingredients

Dry Ingredients Bowl

  • 1 1/4 Cup Cornmeal
  • 3/4 Cup Gluten Free All Purpose Flour Add 1 tsp Xanthan Gum if it does not already have it
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Tbls Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg

Wet Ingredients Bowl

  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Softened Butter unsalted
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 Tbls Honey

Other

  • 2 cups Shredded Cheddar
  • 1/4 cup Honey for drizzling on top optional Optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F degrees. Line a 9×9 Pan with parchment paper.

  2. Mix all Dry ingredients in a bowl.

  3. In a separate bowl, mix the wet ingredients.

    Wet ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
  4. Slowly mix the dry ingredients into the wet with a whisk until fully combined and smooth. Then using a spatula, fold in the shredded cheese.

    Ingredients in bowl for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
  5. Pour the cornbread mixture into the parchment paper lined pan. Spread it evenly with the spatula, but don’t worry that it isn’t smooth on the top.

    Raw batter to pan for Cheddar Honey Cornbread piece in hand with more in background. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
  6. Bake in oven for 20 minutes.

  7. Remove and let cool for 15-20 minutes. Pull the cornbread out of the pan using the parchment paper. Break apart or cut, serve, and enjoy!

    Cheddar Honey Cornbread pieces stacked with crumbs around. It brings the salty and sweet combo to life spectacularly - particularly when the aromas from the honey, corn, and cheddar fill your house.  This Gluten Free version is moist, slight salty from the cheese, slightly sweet from the honey and cornmeal.  It's the perfect holiday meal side, whether it's breakfast, brunch, or dinner.