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A white bowl with rice, tomatoes, chicken, red onions and avocado slices.
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5 from 2 votes

Black Bean Burrito Bowls

Rice, beans, and chicken served with fresh lettuce and veggies. 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: black beans and rice, burrito bowls, rice bowls
Servings: 6 People
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Kathy

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Other Ingredients

  • 1 can black beans rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 3 cups lettuce cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cups red onions chopped
  • 1 whole avocado sliced
  • 1 cup Queso Fresco crumbled

Dressing

  • 1 cup sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1/2 juice of lime

Instructions

Chicken

  • Season chicken and grill. Once cooked, cut into strips

Beans

  • Rinse and drain beans. Add to a sauce pan with taco seasoning. Heat just until warm. 

Dressing

  • Combine sour cream, taco seasoning and lime juice together in a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Assemble Bowls

  • In individual bowls, place lettuce, beans, and rice. Top with tomatoes, onions, avocado and chicken. Drizzle dressing on top. 

Notes

Serve ingredients warm, rather than hot.
Bowls are versatile. Add your favorite ingredients: guacamole, salsa, corn, jalapenos, bell peppers, sauteed onions. 
Feel free to use your favorite type of dressing. 
Queso Fresco is a crumbly Mexican style cheese found in most grocery stores. You can also use shredded cheddar cheese or your favorite type of cheese. 

Nutrition

Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 343mg | Potassium: 561mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 1.5mg