Thursday, March 29, 2012

Betty Crocker's Layered Huevos Rancheros

This serves eight so it's a great recipe for brunch!


  • 16 eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half or milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed Fiesta nacho cheese soup
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 2/3 cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 4 soft corn tortillas (6 inch), cut into 3/4-inch strips
  • 1 cup pinto beans (from 15-oz can), drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup) 
  1. In large bowl, beat eggs with whisk. Add half-and-half, salt and pepper; beat well. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add egg mixture; cook about 7 minutes, scraping cooked eggs up from bottom of skillet occasionally, until mixture is firm but still moist. Stir in soup and chives.
  2. Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Spread 1/3 cup of the salsa in bottom of slow cooker. Carefully place half of the tortilla strips on salsa to within 1/2 inch of edge of slow cooker. Top with 1/2 cup of the beans, 3 cups of the egg mixture and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Layer with remaining salsa, tortilla strips, beans and egg mixture. 
  3. Cover; cook on High heat setting 2 hours. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover; let stand until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream and onions.

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