Vegetarian Burrito Bowls

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Try our vegetarian burrito bowls for your next Meatless Monday meal. Yellow rice, black beans, and other Tex-Mex favorites topped with a Chipotle dressing!

The finished vegetarian burrito bowl in a green dish.

Meatless Burrito Bowls

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Author: Kim
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings


  • ½ cup yellow rice, homemade or store bought
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup avocado, diced
  • ½ cup corn, grilled and cut off the cob
  • ½ cup black beans
  • ¼ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon purple onion, or white onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle ranch dressing
  • Freshly squeezed lime juice, if desired


  • Arrange the rice, lettuce, corn, black beans, tomatoes, avocado, and onions in a large bowl. Toss if desired.
    ½ cup yellow rice
    1 cup romaine lettuce
    ½ cup corn
    ½ cup black beans
    ¼ cup cherry tomatoes
    1 cup avocado
    1 tablespoon purple onion
  • Sprinkle with freshly squeezed lime juice, then drizzle with chipotle cream sauce or your favorite chipotle flavored salad dressing.
    2 tablespoons chipotle ranch dressing
    Freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Serve immediately. Store any meal prep or leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


*The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients in the recipe card and a serving size of 2 ¼ cups. Actual calories will vary.


Serving: 2.25cupsCalories: 215kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 5gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 198mgPotassium: 360mgFiber: 5gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1137IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
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The finished bowl topped with sauce and lime wedges.

Tomorrow is Meatless Monday for some people. That means a lot of salads and side dishes are going to be eaten as main courses.

However, we decided to share a vegetarian burrito bowl for those who wanted something other than raw, crunchy vegetables.

We even spiced things up a bit by adding our own unique topping to this Tex-Mex inspired dish.

You can top the vegetarian burrito bowl with ranch dressing or Hatch green chile sauce.

Burrito Bowl Meal Prep:

If you’re looking for the perfect meal prep dish, then this is it! All you have to do is prepare the recipe as instructed.

After that, let it cool for about 10-minutes and simply separate it out into six, 1 ½-cup servings.

Store the burrito bowls into individual air-tight containers with lids. They can be placed into your fridge for up to 3-days.

Be sure to store the dressing or sauce in a smaller separate container, as well.

Otherwise, if you dress the bowl before storage, the lettuce may turn soggy.

The only other recommendation I would make is to spritz the diced avocado with extra lime juice to keep it green and fresh during storage.

Lettuce, tomatoes, and other ingredients in a serving dish.

How do you eat burrito bowls?

Any way you want. Personally, I use a fork but sometimes our son dips tortilla chips into the bowl.

Flour or corn tortillas are also useful for picking up bite-sized portions of the meal.

You could even serve this dish in edible taco salad bowls. Basically, it all comes down to personal preference and taste.

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