Are you looking for an easy, healthy alternative to unhealthy burrito bowls? Look no further! These homemade Quick Chipotle Burrito Bowls are cheap, great for meal prepping, and come packed with PROTEIN!
For these homemade chipotle burrito bowls you’re going to need a large bowl for your main ingredients, a small bowl to mix your dressing ingredients, and a storage container for your dressing.
Add right into your bowl 3/4 cup of microwaved brown rice, 3 cups of chopped up romaine, 1/2 cup of drained & rinsed reduced sodium black beans, 1/2 cup of whole kernel corn, 1/4 cup of reduced fat Mexican blend cheese, 1/2 chopped up Roma tomato, 1/2 chopped up avocado, 8 ounces of cooked protein of your choice, 3 tablespoons of salsa, 1/2 serving of crushed up tortilla chips, a couple squirts of some lime juice, and your healthy dressing!
Don’t want microwaved brown rice? Make it in bulk at the beginning of each week.
What precooked protein should you use for these quick chipotle burrito bowls? You can use chicken (rotisserie is great for these!), tuna, lean ground beef, turkey, tofu, or whatever else you want.
Healthy Burrito Bowls Dressing
How do you make a healthy chipotle dressing? Simple! Mix together 1/2 container of plain fat free Greek yogurt, 1 teaspoon of chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon of crushed chipotle pepper, and 1 teaspoon of minced garlic.
Store whatever dressing you don’t use for your next chipotle burrito bowl.
You can easily substitute any ingredient you don’t like or don’t have access to! Hate spicy things? Don’t add the chili powder or chipotle pepper! Don’t like Greek yogurt? Use sour cream! Change up your beans, spices, herbs, and/or flavors or salsa to switch things up when you get bored!
Meal prep trip? Wait to put your dressing on until your eat it so that your quick chipotle burrito bowls don’t get soggy.
Looking for a high protein dessert? How about our Oatmeal Skillet Protein Cookie recipe!
Quick Chipotle Burrito Bowls
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- 2.65 Ounces Greek Yogurt - Fat Free Plain
- 1 Teaspoon Chili Powder
- ½ Teaspoon Chipotle Pepper
- 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
- 3 Cups Romaine
- ¾ Cup Rice - :90 Second Brown
- ½ Cup Black Beans - Reduced Sodium
- ½ Cup Corn - Whole Kernel
- ¼ Cup Mexican Cheese - Reduced Fat
- ½ Avocado
- ½ Tomato - Roma
- ½ Serving Tortilla Chips
- 3 Tablespoons Salsa
- 8 Ounces Protein - I like using Chicken Breast but you can use Tuna, Lean Ground Beef or Turkey, Tofu, etc
- 1-2 Squirts Lime Juice
- Combine and mix together your Dressing ingredients in a small bowl
- Put your Dressing off to the side
- Chop up your Roma Tomato & Avocado
- Crush up your Tortilla Chips
- Add the rest of your ingredients together in a large bowl and portion out into however many servings you want
- Top your serving with some Dressing
- Calories: 1009
- Fat: 33g
- Saturated Fat: 10g
- Sodium: 900mg
- Carbs: 94g
- Fiber: 20g
- Sugar: 14g
- Protein: 84g
- Calories: 504
- Fat: 16.5g
- Saturated Fat: 5g
- Sodium: 450mg
- Carbs: 47g
- Fiber: 10g
- Sugar: 7g
- Protein: 42g
I tried this recipe and I can say it is amazing.