Huevos Rancheros Tacos

Craving huevos rancheros but don’t feel like frying eggs and tortillas? This quick and easy recipe uses Old El Paso™ Stand ‘n Stuff taco shells and scrambled eggs for a delicious spin on the classic.
Prep 35 Minutes
Total Time 35 Minutes
Servings 10

Ingredient List

  • 1 box (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand 'n Stuff Taco Shells (10 Count)
  • 1 lb ground chorizo sausage
  • 1 can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Traditional Refried Beans, heated
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
  • Make it FRESH toppings, as desired (see Expert Tips)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat taco shells as directed on package.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown. Stir in chiles. Continue to cook 1 to 2 minutes, sitting occasionally, until liquid evaporates. Transfer to bowl, and cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out skillet.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat eggs and salt with fork or whisk until well mixed. Return skillet to medium heat; heat butter just until it begins to sizzle and look hot. Pour egg mixture into skillet. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until eggs are thickened throughout but still moist and creamy.
  4. Spread 3 tablespoons heated refried beans in bottom of each taco shell. Spoon 1/4 cup chorizo mixture into each shell. Divide eggs evenly, about 1/4 cup each, over filling, then top with cheese. Serve immediately with FRESH toppings.

Expert Tips

  • Ideas for make it FRESH toppings: diced tomatoes, guacamole, chopped fresh cilantro
  • Be sure to purchase raw chorizo. Bulk breakfast sausage makes a fine substitute as well.
  • Like it hot? Top your taco with some chopped pickled jalapeños.


  • 1 Taco Calories 430 (Calories from Fat 280);  Total Fat 31g (Saturated Fat 14g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 205mg;  Sodium 980mg;  Potassium 250mg;  Total Carbohydrate 16g (Dietary Fiber 2g ,Sugars 2g);  Protein 21g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%;  Vitamin C 4%;  Calcium 10%;  Iron 10%
  • Exchanges: 1 Starch;  1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;  2 1/2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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