Vegan Burrito Bowls with Avocado Rice

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Vegan Burrito Bowls with Avocado Rice

These vegan burrito bowls have all the fixings of a burrito, like bell peppers, black beans, pico de gallo, and corn – minus the wrap! The brown rice is tossed in a zesty cilantro, lime, and jalapeno avocado sauce to make a green rice that you’ll want to serve with everything.

Vegan Burrito Bowls with Avocado Rice

Vegan Burrito Bowls with Avocado Rice

The real star of this recipe is the green avocado rice. If you’ve never tried “green rice”, let me be the first to introduce you to this creamy, flavorful rice that elevates the flavor and texture of any dish. Green rice is simply any cooked rice mixed together with a creamy green sauce, made from avocado. In this sauce, we’re using cilantro, lime, jalapeno, and avocado for the perfect zesty and spicy kick these burrito bowls need.

Vegan Burrito Bowls with Avocado Rice

With the help of your Inspiralizer, prep is easy on the bell peppers! With simple pantry basics like corn and beans, these burrito bowls come together quickly. The corn is briefly cooked in the bell pepper juices for extra flavor in every bite.

I love changing up the tomatoes in a pico de gallo by using cherry tomatoes, especially if you’re a tomato lover – you get more tomato flavor, with that same zesty pico de gallo.

I can’t get enough of meals like these – I have them weekly, especially on the nights when I don’t feel like “cooking,” but want to get something healthy on the table.

Vegan Burrito Bowls with Avocado Rice

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Nutritional Information & Recipe

Nutrition

Calories

204 cal

Fat

3 g

Carbs

44 g

Protein

4 g
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Serves 6 bowls

Vegan Burrito Bowls with Avocado Rice

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 large red bell pepper, Blade A, noodles trimmed
  • 3 large green bell pepper, Blade A, noodles trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup diced white onion
  • 2/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno (or more if you like spice)
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 2 cups canned black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • For the green sauce:
  • 1 small avocado
  • 1 large jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 1 lightly packed cup cilantro
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper
  • water, to thin

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once oil is shimmering, add the peppers. Season with oregano, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Toss well and cook until wilted, about 10 minutes.
  2. Once the peppers are done, add the corn and cook for 3-5 minutes or until slightly charred and warmed through. Set the pepper and corn mixture aside.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the tomato mixture - place the cilantro, white onion, tomatoes, jalapeno and lime juice in a small mixing bowl and season with salt and pepper. Stir well to combine and set aside.
  4. Also, prepare the green sauce. Place all of the ingredients into a food processor, season with salt and pepper. and pulse until creamy and thick. Add a tablespoon of water at a time until it thins out to be easily combined with the rice, about 3 tablespoons. Add the sauce to the bottom of a medium mixing bowl and add the rice. Stir well to combine.
  5. Once everything is prepared and done cooking, divide them onto plates and add the tomato mixture, black beans, and green rice. Serve.
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2 comments

Constance Anderson says:
Would like to see it made in the video
Danielle says:
How much onion should be spiralized? You mentioned cooking onions w the peppers but onion is not listed in the ingredients except the white onion for the Pico de Gallo. Also, can you clarify the amount of cilantro? It says 1.4 cup cilantro which I’m guessing is a typo. It sounds yummy!

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