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High-Protein Burrito Bowl

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High-protein Burrito Bowl
5 from 3 votes
Diet: egg-free, gluten-free
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:20 minutes
Total Time:30 minutes
Servings:2 bowls
Calories:547kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup brown rice
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 bell pepper, green
  • ½ cup sweet corn (drained and rinsed)
  • 1.5 cups black beans, cooked (~1 can, 15oz/425g)
  • 2 tbsp fajita spice mix (or 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp paprika and ¼ tsp salt)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup low fat cottage cheese

For garnish:

  • 2 tbsp grated cheese
  • 1 chili / jalapeño (chopped)

Instructions

  • Cook brown rice according to packet instructions.
    ½ cup brown rice
  • Chop zucchini, and the green bell pepper into thin slices. Grab the corn. Fry them in oil on medium heat for about 12 minutes adding a little fajita spice mix. If you don’t have a spice mix to hand simply add 1 tsp cumin, ½ tsp chili powder, 1 tsp paprika and ¼ tsp salt. Add the black beans about halfway through to warm them up.
    2 tsp olive oil, 1 zucchini, 1 bell pepper, green, ½ cup sweet corn, 2 tbsp fajita spice mix, 1.5 cups black beans, cooked
  • Assemble all in a bowl with cottage cheese, grated cheese and the sliced chilli!
    ½ cup low fat cottage cheese, 2 tbsp grated cheese, 1 chili / jalapeño

NOTES

Make-ahead? Yes, prep the night before.
Freezable? Yes, absolutely.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
High-protein Burrito Bowl
Amount per Serving
Calories
547
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Cholesterol
 
11
mg
4
%
Sodium
 
596
mg
26
%
Potassium
 
1316
mg
38
%
Carbohydrates
 
88
g
29
%
Fiber
 
19
g
79
%
Sugar
 
9
g
10
%
Protein
 
28
g
56
%
Vitamin A
 
4295
IU
86
%
Vitamin C
 
100
mg
121
%
Calcium
 
187
mg
19
%
Iron
 
6
mg
33
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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