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Burrito Bowls

  • Author: Well Vegan
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x

Description

I love this burrito bowl recipe, because it’s so versatile! You can add whatever vegetable you have on hand: swap the lettuce for kale or spinach, substitute quinoa or farro for the rice. Make it your own and a regular recipe in your repertoire.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black or pinto beans
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil

Instructions

  1. Start cooking rice according to package directions.
  2. While rice is cooking, chop vegetables and prepare lettuce and avocado.
  3. When rice is almost done, heat olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium heat. Add carrots and let cook for 2-3 minutes before adding zucchini. Sauté carrots and zucchini another 4-5 minutes until just tender, but not mushy.
  4. Meanwhile, warm beans in a small saucepan on the stove or microwave.
  5. Assemble all ingredients in a bowl: rice, beans, sautéed vegetables, avocado, lettuce and salsa. Serve.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 575
  • Sugar: 10
  • Sodium: 359
  • Fat: 19
  • Carbohydrates: 82
  • Fiber: 25
  • Protein: 21
  • Cholesterol: 0