Massachusetts WIC Program

This recipe was modified from a recipe provided by Massachusetts WIC and adapted from  Magazine.

Microwave Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Bowls

Quick and easy breakfast bowls made in a mug
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 1


  • 1 whole wheat torrtilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp tomato salsa
  • 1 tbsp shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Line the mug or bowl with the tortilla.
  • Crack the eggs into a small mixing bowl and whisk well. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Pour egg mixture into the mug or bowl with the tortilla.
  • Top with salsa and cheese and microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes, until the eggs puff up and are cooked through.
  • Allow it to cool for 1-2 minutes before serving, this dish gets very hot.


  • Add a tablespoon of black beans if desired
  • Add a tablespoon of fresh tomatoes, cilantro, chopped spinach, or bell pepper
  • Try cheddar cheese instead of Monterey jack
  • Top with fresh avocado
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