Camping Vacation Breakfast Idea: Ranch Eggs

Ranch Eggs

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day—especially for diabetics. Eating a healthy breakfast gives the body the energy and fuel it needs to be physically active. Choosing a breakfast that is high in protein and low in sugar will keep energy levels up and blood sugar levels down.

Ranch Eggs


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 14 1/2 – ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 fresh jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and chopped*
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat shredded Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro
  • 6 6 – inches corn tortillas, warmed according to package directions (optional)


  1. Coat an unheated large skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add onion to hot skillet. Cook about 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together drained tomatoes, chile pepper, garlic, and chili powder.
  6. Pour tomato mixture over onion in skillet; spread evenly.
  7. Break one of the eggs into a measuring cup or custard cup.
  8. Carefully slide egg onto tomato mixture.
  9. Repeat with remaining eggs, spacing eggs as evenly as possible.
  10. Sprinkle eggs with salt and black pepper.
  11. Bake, covered, 20 minutes or until eggs are set.
  12. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand for 5 minutes.
  13. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  14. If desired, serve with warmed tortillas. 


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