Mexican Baked Eggs Recipe
Mexican Baked Eggs
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Learn how to make delicious Mexican Baked Eggs ... perfect for a lazy weekend brunch or busy weeknight dinner!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex Mex
Keyword: baked eggs, breakfast, breakfast skillet, brunch, eggs, mexican, mexican baked eggs, mexican breakfast recipes, mexican eggs, mexican food
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 286 kcal
Author: Ginnie
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 large bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, diced small (or to taste)
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 (28-ounce) can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
  • 6 large eggs
  • salt
  • pepper
For Serving:
  • 1/3 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced
  • 6 corn tortillas (or toasted bread)
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Heat oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add onion and bell pepper to pan. Season with salt, then cook until browned on edges, stirring frequently (about 10 minutes).

  4. Reduce heat to medium and allow pan to cool slightly. Add jalapeño, garlic, chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Cook for one minute, stirring constantly.

  5. Stir crushed tomatoes into veggies. Simmer sauce until thickened (about 5 minutes). Season to taste with salt and remove from heat.

  6. Use a spoon to create 6 wells in the sauce.

  7. Crack an egg in a small bowl, then transfer egg to one of the wells in the sauce. Repeat process with remaining eggs, then sprinkle eggs with salt and pepper to taste.

  8. Bake until eggs are set, about 15 minutes.

Serving the Mexican Baked Eggs:
  1. Sprinkle baked eggs with cheese, cilantro, avocado, and sliced jalapeño. Serve with warmed tortillas (or toasted bread). Enjoy!