Tomatillo Huevos Rancheros – WLS Recipes

Steph Wagner

December 26, 2013

Tomatillo Huevos Rancheros – WLS Recipes


Tomatillo Huevos Rancheros - low carb and delicious breakfast for weight loss surgery patients

I love making a good brunch in our house. It makes our days off seem super special. I take my time while I’m cooking it, sipping on coffee and enjoying being in my yoga pants for far too long.

I love brunch so much I bought a Brunch Cookbook from Williams and Sonoma for the yearly cookbook exchange I have with my girl friends. Likewise it’s not surprising I ended up with the Breakfast For Dinner Cookbook my friend Emily brought :-) Oh brunch. How I love thee.…

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Tomatillo Huevos Rancheros - low carb and delicious breakfast for weight loss surgery patients

Tomatillo Huevos Rancheros - WLS Recipes

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Steph Wagner
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  • 1 green onion minced
  • 1 cup prepared tomatillo salsa (salsa verde)
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 oz 2% shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro


  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add green onion and cook 1 to 2 minutes then add tomatillo salsa and a pinch of cumin. Simmer covered until hot, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and crack eggs over top. Add a pinch of salt and pepper and cover until the eggs are cooked through.
  • Scoop egg with salsa mixture on a plate and top with lettuce, tomato, cilantro and cheese.


*Serving sizes on the recipes are not necessarily "bariatric sized" portions but are "traditional" portion sizes.


Serving: 3oz | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 197mg | Sodium: 569mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 991IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition Facts
Tomatillo Huevos Rancheros - WLS Recipes
Amount Per Serving (3 oz)
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 197mg66%
Sodium 569mg25%
Potassium 271mg8%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 991IU20%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 106mg11%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

One thought on “Tomatillo Huevos Rancheros – WLS Recipes”

  1. What a tasty breakfast or brunch item. I love eggs and this is such an explosion of flavors. As we go forward with healthier items we find our taste sensitivities and flavors just POP!

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