Poor Man's Burrito Bowls

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 20 min 6
Poor Man's Burrito Bowls
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6 cup Brown rice, medium-grain, cooked
2 cup Black beans, canned
1/2 tsp Cumin
1/4 tsp Garlic powder
1 pinch Salt
2 cup Salsa, ready-to-serve
171 gm Cheddar cheese, reduced fat (18%) (shredded)
1 bunch Green onion, scallion, ramp


  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions. While the rice is cooking, heat the black beans (undrained) in a small saucepot, along with the cumin, garlic powder, and salt to taste (if needed). Slice the green onions and shred the cheese (if not pre-shredded).
  2. Once the rice is cooked, build the bowls. Begin with one cup cooked rice, ⅓ cup warm black beans, ⅓ cup salsa, and 1 oz. shredded cheese (about ¼ cup). Top with a few sliced green onions and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 406
Calories from fat 65
Calories from saturated fat 33
Total Fat 7.3 g
Saturated Fat 3.7 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Cholesterol 15.9 mg
Sodium 1151 mg
Potassium 712 mg
Total Carbohydrate 67 g
Dietary Fiber 11.2 g
Sugars 4.4 g
Protein 18.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.9
Meat Alternative 0.5
Milk Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 1.5

Energy sources

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