Black Bean Burrito Bowl with Cilantro-Lime Rice

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Holy delicious. This meal is AMAZING! I modified a recipe I found online to create this masterpiece!

Ingredients: 
1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, minced
2 garlic cloves
salt and pepper
3-4 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
2 cans black beans (preferably seasoned), drained but not rinsed (if seasoned)
2 teaspons cumin
1 cup chicken or veggie broth

Toppers: sliced avocado, salsa, greek yogurt, lime slices, Cholula splashes, cheese….possibilities are endless!

Ingredients for Rice:

2 cups white rice, salt, 5+ tbsp chopped cilantro, Juice of 1 lime

Directions:

1. Cook rice (#ricecookerfan) as desired.

If you don’t have a rice cooker, follow these directions:

Bring 2 cups of water and salt to a boil in a saucepan. Add 1 cup of rice, place a lid on top, then turn heat down to medium-low and simmer until rice is tender, about 15 minutes.

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2. Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add onion. Season with salt and pepper, then saute until soft, about 10 minutes.

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3.  Add garlic and saute for 30 more seconds, stirring constantly. Add chili powder and cumin then saute for 30 more seconds.

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4. Add drained beans, water, and chicken broth, bring soup to a boil, then lower heat slightly and simmer for 15 minutes.

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5. When the rice is finished, add cilantro, salt, and lime juice. Stir.

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6. To serve, scoop cooked rice into bottom of bowl. Top with beans, sliced avocado, salsa, greek yogurt, cholula, and fresh lime juice.

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Serve it up with some homemade corn tortilla chips and enjoy a fiesta in your mouth! 

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Cheers and happy evolving!

2 thoughts on “Black Bean Burrito Bowl with Cilantro-Lime Rice

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