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huevos rancheros

[ English wey-vohs rahn-chair-ohs, ran-; Spanish we-vawsrahn-che-raws ]
/ English ˈweɪ voʊs rɑnˈtʃɛər oʊs, ræn-; Spanish ˈwɛ vɔs rɑnˈtʃɛ rɔs /
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noun
a Latin American dish of eggs, usually fried or poached, topped with a spicy tomato sauce and sometimes served on a fried corn tortilla with the addition of vegetables and cheese.
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Origin of huevos rancheros

First recorded in 1900–05; from Spanish (Mexico, southwestern U.S.): “ranchers' eggs”

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