Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Recently healthier Mexican food stands have been popping up around Los Angeles to wild reception. With authentic salsas, perfectly spiced meats, and even aquas frescas. Mexican-inspired dishes can be made healthier and stay just as tasty. The fresh flavors and wholesome ingredients in this Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl make an ideal quickly made lunch or an excellent dish to meal prep.

Make your own healthy 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.

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Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl

With black beans, fresh salsa, a squeeze of lime, and creamy Greek yogurt on top of crisp romaine lettuce this Chicken Burrito Bowl is an excellent lunch.

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 374 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 374 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 644mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 3g
Protein 29g 58%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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

P90X3 Portions
1 Protein
3 Carbs
1 Fat

Containers
1 Green
1½ Yellow
½ Red
1 Blue

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Photo by Kirsten Morningstar