Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Black Bean and Chicken Burrito Bowl |

Make your own Mexican-inspired chicken burrito bowl with cilantro-lime rice and all the trimmings. This recipe uses black beans, but you can substitute pinto beans if you prefer. With fresh salsa, a squeeze of lime, and creamy Greek yogurt on top of crisp romaine lettuce, no other dressing is needed.


Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Make your own Mexican-inspired chicken burrito bowl with black beans, cilantro-lime rice, and all the trimmings. 29 grams of protein and only 374 calories. Get the recipe.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 cups cooked brown rice , warm
  • 1 Tbsp . fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp . finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup cooked black beans , warm
  • cups shredded cooked chicken breast , warm
  • ½ cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 cup fresh tomato salsa
  • ½ medium avocado , sliced
  • 4 Tbsp . low-fat plain yogurt


  1. Combine rice, lime juice, and cilantro in a medium bowl; mix well.
  2. Evenly divide lettuce between 4 serving bowls.
  3. Top evenly with rice mixture, beans, chicken, cheese, salsa, and avocado.
  4. Top each bowl with 1 Tbsp. of yogurt; serve immediately.


Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 374
Total Fat: 11 g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Cholesterol: 60 mg
Sodium: 644 mg
Carbohydrates: 40 g
Fiber: 9 g
Sugars: 3 g
Protein: 29 g

P90X/P90X2 Portions
2 Vegetables
1 Protein
½ Legume/Tuber Carb
½ Fat

P90X3 Portions
1 Protein
3 Carbs
1 Fat

Body Beast Portions
2 Vegetables
2 Proteins
1½ Starch
½ Legume
1 Fat

1 Green
1½ Yellow
½ Red
1 Blue

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Photo by Kirsten Morningstar