Arroz con Huevos

Arroz con huevos, or rice with eggs, is a simple and delicious Mexican breakfast. Vary the amount of hot pepper sauce for a mild or spicy start to your day!

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
10 min


  • 2 tsp ( 10 mL ) vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup ( 175 mL ) chopped onion
  • ¾ cup ( 175 mL ) chopped sweet green pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups ( 375 mL ) chopped tomatoes
  • 3 cups ( 750 mL ) cooked rice
  • Hot pepper sauce, to taste
  • 4 eggs


  1. Heat oil in deep non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and green pepper; cook, stirring frequently until onion is soft, about 6 minutes. Stir in garlic and tomatoes; cook for 1 minute. Stir in cooked rice and hot pepper sauce; heat through.
  2. Poach or fry eggs in separate pan, to desired doneness. Spoon rice onto serving plates and top with eggs. Serve with additional hot pepper sauce, if desired.


Use a package of pre-cooked microwaveable rice for quick and easy preparation.