Healthy Recipes for Women

Healthy Huevos Rancheros

This Mexican breakfast favorite if packed with protein to power up your morning.

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  • 4 to 5 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 2 tbsp salsa
  • 1/2 to 1 oz low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 or 2 yellow corn tortillas


  1. In a frying pan, scramble egg whites.
  2. Add black beans and salsa.
  3. Mix well and simmer for 5 to 8 minutes.
  4. Add cheese (Monica recommends weighing if necessary to watch grams of fat) and let melt.
  5. In another pan, heat tortillas (Monica heats hers until they are crispy).
  6. Set on a plate and pour egg mixture over top. It will be hot, so be careful. Enjoy!

Nutrients per serving (including cheese and 1 tortilla): Calories: 213, Total Fats: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Total Carbohydrates: 26 g, Fiber: 5.5 g, Protein: 24 g, Sugars: 1 g, Sodium: 434 mg, Cholesterol: 3 mg