Sometimes I pretend to eat healthy. Sometimes I pretend I am Spanish. The latter involves me attempting to make Huevos Rancheros when I have less than half of the required ingredients. These two games I play lead me to poaching some eggs in tomato sauce, adding some spice, and calling it a day. Surprisingly this always turns out amazing.
1 can crushed tomatoes
1 can diced tomatoes
1 clove garlic
1 jalapeno (sliced and seeded)
1 slice of crusty bread
1 red bell pepper
1/2 white onion
1 tbs olive oil
1/2 cup grated Monterrey Jack cheese (Note: Cheese was not included in the picture. I did say I was trying to be healthy…)
In a large pan saute garlic and onion in 1 tbs of olive oil. Add jalapenos, and red pepper, and cook until tender. Add both the crushed tomatoes, and diced tomatoes and bring mixture to a boil. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to a simmer and continue cooking for ten minutes. Gently, I mean real gently, crack two eggs into the sauce. Cover the pan and cook for five minutes. If I find the eggs to be cooking slowly I like to spoon tomato sauce over the tops of the eggs. Transfer the eggs to a bowl and top with cheese. Enjoy with a slice of bread.
I dare you to eat this for breakfast.