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Healthy Burrito Bowls

Light and healthy clean eating burrito bowls made with ground beef, brown rice, old elpaso taco seasoning and sauce.  An easy mid week meal that is filling and makes for great leftovers to take to work the next day.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword healthy burrito bowls
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 577kcal
Author Kim

Ingredients

Meat

  • 500 grams/1 pound Minced ground beef, chicken, or turkey
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic crushed
  • 400 gram can of Black beans
  • 1 packet of Elpaso Burrito seasoning
  • 1 cup tap water
  • 1 jar Elpaso Taco sauce

Rice

  • 1 ½ cups Cooked brown rice

Salad

  • 2 cups Iceberg lettuce finely chopped
  • 8 Cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1 small red onion finey diced
  • 1 cup Corn kernals from a can is fine
  • ½ cup cucumber chopped small
  • 1 medium Avocado
  • ½ cup Grated cheese

Optional

  • Sour Cream

Instructions

  • The Meat: Heat a medium sized pan/skillet, on high temperature on the stove. Add the olive oil, onion and garlic and stir with a spatula until onion becomes translucent.
  • Break up the ground meat and stir it into the garlic mixture with the spatula, browning the meat off.
  • Measure 1 cup tap water and add the burrito seasoning, stirring it into the water. Pour over the meat and stir through.
  • Add ¼ cup of Taco Sauce to the meat and stir through.
  • Rinse and drain the black beans so all the liquid is gone. Add the beans to the meat and stir through.
  • The Salsa: All the quartered tomatoes, diced red onion, corn, cucumber and avocado to a bowl, and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Mix to combine. A squeeze of lemon juice is optional.
  • Assembly: In each bowl, lay the finely chopped cabbage, followed by ½ cup cooked brown rice, then ¼ of the meat mixture, a couple of tablespoons of taco sauce, then some salsa, followed by a little grated cheese. Sour cream optional.

Nutrition

Calories: 577kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 14g