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
Health Highlights
Tortilla-less burritos made simple.


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


  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions. 
  2. While the rice is cooking, heat the black beans (undrained) in a small saucepot, along with the cumin, garlic powder, and salt to taste. 
  3. Slice the green onions and grate the cheese.
  4. Once the rice is cooked, build the bowls. Begin with one cup of cooked rice, ⅓ cup warm black beans, ⅓ cup salsa, and 1 oz. shredded cheese (about ¼ cup). Top with sliced green onions and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 390
Calories from fat 71
Calories from saturated fat 36
Total Fat 7.9 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 21.5 mg
Sodium 1082 mg
Potassium 680 mg
Total Carbohydrate 67 g
Dietary Fiber 10.9 g
Sugars 4.6 g
Protein 18.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.9
Meat Alternative 0.5
Milk Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 1.5

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