Breakfast in Mehico!
Mexican farmers would traditionally have a small breakfast at the crack of dawn followed by a large mid morning feast. Rancher’s Egg or, more traditionally named, Huevos Rancheros consists of fried eggs on a bed of corn tortillas accompanied by refried beans, tomato-chilli salsa topped with slices of avocado or guacamole. Talk about a breakfast feast!
8 free range eggs uk
Finely chopped -3 kale leaves
1 red and green pepper
1 bird’s eye chilli
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp olive oil
Sliced avocado or guacamole
Salt and pepper
Mix together the kale, onion, peppers, chilli, courgette, garlic and passata in a bowl to make the salsa. Season with salt and pepper.
Over a medium heat, heat the oil in a frying pan and add around a quarter of the salsa.
Make a hole in the middle of the salsa.
Place the butter in the well of the salsa and crack two eggs into the space.
Cover with a lid and cook for 3-4 minutes. They dish is ready to serve when the eggs whites are firm and cooked into the salsa.
Slide onto a bed corn tortillas and top with the avocado slices or guacamole.
Recipe Credit – William Pottinger – Head Chef at The Buccleuch Queensberry Arms Hotel