Huevos Loma Vista

Provided by: Pacific Egg and Poultry Association

Refried beans are mixed with protein-packed eggs and topped with fresh avocado and salsa to make zesty Huevos Loma Vista.

  • Serves 4
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Cook/Bake Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 avocados
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 16-ounce can refried beans
  • ½ cup salsa, divided
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves, optional
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce, optional


  • Halve, pit and peel avocados, do not mash (leave halves intact). Sprinkle with lemon juice. Set aside.
  • Heat refried beans and 3 tablespoons salsa over medium heat until warmed through. Poach eggs.
  • In center of each serving plate, place ¼ of refried beans. Place the avocado, cut side up, on the beans. Transfer one poached egg to center of each avocado. Serve with remaining salsa.
  • Optional: Garnish with shredded lettuce and fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 1/4 of recipe

Calories: 317

Total fat: 17 g
Saturated fat: 3 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2 g
Monounsaturated fat: 9 g

Cholesterol: 186 mg
Sodium: 724 mg
Carbohydrates: 28 g
Fiber: 12 g
Sugar: 2 g
Protein: 15 g
Vitamin A: 138 mcg
Vitamin D: 1 mcg
Folate: 106 mcg
Choline: 163 mg
Calcium: 125 mg
Iron: 4 mg
Potassium: 570 mg

This recipe is a good source of vitamin A and an excellent source of choline, folate and protein.


Use very fresh eggs for poaching. For easy poached eggs, click here.

Pacific Egg & Poultry Association