Scrambled Eggs with Black Beans

Huevos Tirados

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Zarela's Veracruz: Mexico's Simplest Cuisine

By Zarela Martínez

Published 2001

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Huevos Tirados are, literally, “throwaway eggs” —why, I’m not sure, since no one in his or her right mind would apply a term like “throwaway” to anything so delicious.

The general idea of the dish is a combination of scrambled eggs and some form of well-seasoned cooked beans (they can be mashed, pureed, or refried). The proportion of eggs to beans is not fixed, and the dish can be as dry or soupy as the cook wants. My version is adapted from the excellent huevos tirados that