Cinco de Mayo Burrito Bowl

Cinco de Mayo Burrito Bowl

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Cinco de Mayo Burrito Bowl

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 25 mins Servings: 1

Description

This works well with a variety of proteins and veggies, or leave the protein out and make it vegan.  Use what you have on hand and get creative!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Roasted Sweet Potatoes

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Chop sweet potato into bite sized pieces. Drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt & pepper. Roast 20-30 minutes until tender.

  2. Charred Corn

    Steam corn in microwave or on stovetop. To steam corn in microwave, place in microwave-safe bowl. Add a few tablespoons of water. Cover and microwave 5-7 minutes. To char corn (optional), place on hot bbq or grill pan, rotating every few minutes. Slice kernels off corn cob.

  3. Grilled Chicken

    Drizzle chicken with olive oil and season with fajita seasoning mix. Sear both sides evenly until chicken is cooked through. Remove to plate and cover with foil for 5 minutes to maintain juiciness. Chop into bite sized pieces.

  4. Onions and Peppers

    Slice into thin strips and saute in olive oil until desired softness. 

  5. Black Beans

    To enjoy warm, cook black beans in liquid on low heat for 5 minutes until warm. To enjoy cool, drain and rinse black beans before topping bowl.

  6. Brown Rice/Quinoa Blend

    Use one-half brown rice and one-half quinoa. Cook according to package directions. In rice cooker for best results.

  7. ASSEMBLE BOWL

    BALANCE BOWL

    Layer 1 cup rice/quinoa blend in bowl. Top with sweet potatoes, corn, chicken, vegetables, beans, and avocado. Enjoy with your favorite salsa or hot sauce!

Note

Original recipe by Luci Petlack

Keywords: Mexican, grain, bowl, burrito, veggie, healthy, quick, easy, weeknight, family

About Amanda Jordan

Amanda Jordan is a writer, specializing in fitness for women, especially those just beginning their fitness journey. She combines life as a freelance writer with teaching effective meal planning and targeted exercise routines. Amanda has firsthand knowledge of what life is like being overweight and unhealthy. Through many means, she has personally lost over 80 pounds and become a healthy woman.

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