Recipe: Healthy Burrito Bowl

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A healthy burrito bowl your family will love for dinner.

I absolutely love Chipotle’s burrito bowls so I trying to find a healthier option.  Although not a copy of the original, I am certain you will like this one.  My family loves this as a healthier option. It is not only healthy, but it is also easy to make. This recipe was originally written on March 5, 2017, at 7:29 pm.

AuthorChuckH
DifficultyBeginner

This is a delicious dish that can be made as mild or spicy as you wish. I did not add sour cream or guacamole.

Burrito Bowl

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time4 hrsTotal Time4 hrs 15 mins

Ingredients:

 1 Birdseye southwest style protein blends
 1 Goya Refried Pinto Beans with Chipotle
 24 oz Chicken Breast (cooked), no skin, roasted
 12 tbsp Ortega Picante Sauce
 12 tsp Adams Reserve Chimichurri Seasoning
 2 Jalapeno peppers sliced
 12 tbsp Salsa pewr serving
 12 tbsp Guacamole
 12 tbsp Sour Cream
 1 oz shreadded cheddar per bowl

Directions:

1

Cook chicken in a slow cooker or bake it in the oven. You can season it with some salsa or your favorite spice. I used Chimichurri seasoning as a drink rub and a little hot salsa. I cooked the chicken for 4 hours in a slow cooker. Once complete, shred chicken with a fork.

2

Cook Birdseye Southwest Protein Blend in Microwave. Place 1/4 cup of the mixture in each bowl.

3

Heat the refried beans in the microwave. I cooked it on high for 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup of the refried beans per serving.

4

Add 4 ounces of the chicken per serving.

5

Add 1-2 tbsp of Picante per serving.

6

Add sour cream, cheese, and guacamole to taste.

7

Top with chopped jalapeno.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 bowl

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 391Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 125mg42%
Sodium 1183mg50%
Potassium 252mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 43g15%
Dietary Fiber 11.5g46%
Sugars 4.1g
Protein 38.7g78%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Notes:
  1. This recipe has less than 400 calories per serving. It is great as a bowl or as filling for burrito. 
  2. The nutrition is without sour cream and guacamole. Each serving as about 11.5 grams of fiber. It would be more if you add guacamole and sour cream.

Ingredients

 1 Birdseye southwest style protein blends
 1 Goya Refried Pinto Beans with Chipotle
 24 oz Chicken Breast (cooked), no skin, roasted
 12 tbsp Ortega Picante Sauce
 12 tsp Adams Reserve Chimichurri Seasoning
 2 Jalapeno peppers sliced
 12 tbsp Salsa pewr serving
 12 tbsp Guacamole
 12 tbsp Sour Cream
 1 oz shreadded cheddar per bowl

Directions

1

Cook chicken in a slow cooker or bake it in the oven. You can season it with some salsa or your favorite spice. I used Chimichurri seasoning as a drink rub and a little hot salsa. I cooked the chicken for 4 hours in a slow cooker. Once complete, shred chicken with a fork.

2

Cook Birdseye Southwest Protein Blend in Microwave. Place 1/4 cup of the mixture in each bowl.

3

Heat the refried beans in the microwave. I cooked it on high for 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup of the refried beans per serving.

4

Add 4 ounces of the chicken per serving.

5

Add 1-2 tbsp of Picante per serving.

6

Add sour cream, cheese, and guacamole to taste.

7

Top with chopped jalapeno.

Healthier Burrito Bowl

I hope you and your family enjoy the recipe.

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About the Author

ChuckH
I am a family physician who has served in the US Army. In 2016, I found myself overweight, out of shape, and unhealthy, so I made a change to improve my health. This blog is the chronology of my path to better health and what I have learned along the way.

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