Super Grain Burrito Bowl

Super Grain Burrito Bowl

Last updated: February 2023

This recipe is for you if you want to enjoy a flavorful meal! This super grain burrito bowl recipe contains colorful ingredients, each with antioxidants and phytonutrients to promote health. Balance your blood sugars with this well-balanced bowl.

Adding more plant-based foods to your daily meals means you're eating foods that offer protective benefits against cardiovascular disease, cancer, hypertension, and other illnesses.

Use this recipe as a side dish or pair it with your favorite lean protein to help reach your health potential, one tasty bite at a time.

Makes 2 servings
Serving Size: ½ mixture
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients for super grain burrito bowl

  • ½ cup cooked farro
  • ¾ cup curly kale
  • ½ cup red cabbage
  • 1 lime
  • ¼ cup sweet corn
  • ½ medium avocado
  • 1 small plum tomato
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • ½ cup canned black beans, rinsed
  • ¼ cup water or veggie stock
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 tbsp low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground pepper to taste

Directions for super grain burrito bowl

  1. Cook farro according to package instructions. Set aside to cool.
  2. While farro is cooking, chop the kale, cabbage, and tomatoes. Slice the avocado. Set aside.
  3. In an oiled pot on medium heat, add minced garlic and spices. Sauté for 1 minute. Add beans and mix until fully incorporated.
  4. Add stock or water and half of the lime juice. Allow to simmer for 15 minutes on low heat. Set aside.
  5. Optional: sauté corn, frequently stirring, in a dry pan for 2 minutes on medium heat.
  6. In a medium bowl, assemble the ingredients. Top with fresh cilantro, a dollop of yogurt, and the remainder of the lime juice.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 227
  • carbohydrate: 34g
  • fat: 8g
  • fiber: 10g
  • potassium: 525mg
  • protein: 9g
  • sodium: 111mg
  • sugar: 4g
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