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Poached Huevos Rancheros
Don't reserve this meal just for breakfast because it makes a great easy-to-prepare Healthiest Way of Eating dinner as well. One serving provides you with a wealth of health-promoting nutrients including 66% of the Daily Value (DV) for dietary fiber, 44% DV for vitamin A, and 36% DV for protein. Enjoy!
Poached Huevos Rancheros Prep and Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Mince onion and chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting benefits.
  2. Bring water and vinegar to a light boil in a shallow pan. Make sure there is enough water to cover eggs.
  3. In a separate stainless steel skillet, heat 1 TBS broth. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for about 3 minutes stirring frequently, until translucent. Add garlic, beans, red chili powder, cumin, and rest of broth while egg water is coming to a boil. Warm beans for about 10 minutes on medium low heat, stirring occasionally. Add cilantro, salt, and pepper.
  4. To poach eggs, crack into water and cook about 5 minutes, just until the white is set and the yolk have filmed over. Remove with a slotted spoon, and place eggs over beans. Serve with salsa, shredded romaine lettuce, and avocado.
Serves 4

Nutritional Profile

Poached Huevos Rancheros
1.00 serving
(327.67 grams)
Calories: 342

NutrientDRI/DV

 fiber66%

 protein36%


 biotin30%


 iron29%



Introduction to Recipe Rating System Chart

In order to better help you identify recipes that feature a high concentration of nutrients for the calories they contain, we created a Recipe Rating System. This system allows us to highlight the recipes that are especially rich in particular nutrients. The following chart shows the nutrients for which Poached Huevos Rancheros is either an excellent, very good, or good source (below the chart you will find a table that explains these qualifications). If a nutrient is not listed in the chart, it does not necessarily mean that the recipe doesn't contain it. It simply means that the nutrient is not provided in a sufficient amount or concentration to meet our rating criteria. (To view this recipe's in-depth nutritional profile that includes values for dozens of nutrients - not just the ones rated as excellent, very good, or good - please use the link below the chart.) To read this chart accurately, you'll need to glance back up to see the ingredients used in the recipe and the number of serving sizes provided by the recipe. Our nutrient ratings are based on a single serving. For example, if a recipe makes 4 servings, you would be receiving the nutrient amounts listed in the chart by eating 1/4th of the combined ingredients found in the recipe. Now, returning to the chart itself, you can look next to the nutrient name in order to find the nutrient amount it offers, the percent Daily Value (DV%) that this amount represents, the nutrient density that we calculated for this recipe and nutrient, and the rating we established in our rating system. For most of our nutrient ratings, we adopted the government standards for food labeling that are found in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling." Read more background information and details of our rating system.

Poached Huevos Rancheros
1.00 serving
327.67 grams
Calories: 342

NutrientAmountDRI/DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
fiber16.46 g663.5very good
protein18.05 g361.9good
vitamin A284.11 mcg RAE321.7good
biotin8.99 mcg301.6good
selenium16.31 mcg301.6good
iron5.17 mg291.5good
vitamin K25.61 mcg281.5good
molybdenum11.56 mcg261.4good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

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