First Time Mom and Losing It: Healthy Burrito Bowl Recipe

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Healthy Burrito Bowl Recipe

This is a nice healthy meal that is super filling. My husband likes going to Chipotle for lunch but the prices are too high for my liking. I decided to make my own version that my husband can take to work.

  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 green pepper, diced
  • 1 small zucchini, shredded
  • 1 large portobello mushroom, diced
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed
  • 1 tblsp garlic powder
  • 1 tblsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup Goya sofrito (you can use chopped fresh cilantro if you can't find it)
  • 1 heaping tblsp tomato paste
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • Toppings like: shredded lettuce, tomato, sour cream (I use plain nonfat Greek yogurt), shredded cheese, etc.
  1. Add oil and saute the pepper until softened. 
  2. Add carrots and mushrooms and saute for a couple minutes more. 
  3. Add turkey and saute until there is almost no pink left. 
  4. Add seasonings and sofrito. Continue to cook turkey until it is fully cooked. 
  5. Add beans and tomato paste and cook for 2 more minutes until beans are heated through. 
  6. Place rice in the bottom of the bowl, top with meat mixture then the toppings that you like. 

Nutritional Information does not include toppings.

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  1. Wow!
    That looks so delicious and healthy for you too. That's a big plus in my book. Going to try it out with my husband! Thanks for the share.

  2. The burrito looks really delicious with turkey and a mix of healthy veggies.

  3. I'm married and gained a lot,... trying to get it off.. but I prefer to go vegan 6 days a week.. but yes, this recipe looks great :)

  4. I like bowls like that.. i have tried chipolote and i will say they are very good, but you are right, very expensive for a quick lunch.

  5. Yum! Thanks for a healthy and delicious recipe. I also like that this blog is so well illustrated. Great job.

  6. This looks super great! I would probably make it without the rice just to make it more healthy (without the carbs/ fewer calories!) Its nice that you can really customize it.

  7. That looks so healthy & delicious! Thanks for the idea

  8. Now That Looks Delicious & So Healthy Will Have To Make Thank You!

  9. That sounds like a yummy dinner that is healthy too.

  10. Nom nom nom...who would have thought?! Looks yummy and NO MESS!

  11. I love Chipotle and eat there at least 3 time a month. I don't do their bowls though and I don't get the beans or rice. I may try yours without the beans and rice as well. Thanks for sharing.

  12. A healthy burrito? Yes please! Would love to try. Amber N

  13. I love burritos and if I can have a healthy one, I'm all for it!

  14. Mmmhmm that does look good. I bet it would be good as a vegetarian option too.

  15. Yummy! I'm craving for Burrito right now and this post is just right in time :) I wanna try this when I go home later.

  16. Your photos got me hungry and craving for a yummy and healthy meal..

  17. This dish looks delicious. I am going to have to try to make this for myself. Thanks for the recipe.

  18. This looks like something I would LOVE myself. I like dishes with rice in them.

  19. That just looks incredibly yummy! I can't wait to give this a try!

  20. OH I love this. And I know the entire family will too. Going to try it

  21. Yummy, this looks very good and a great way to cut out a ton of carbs.

  22. This looks absolutely delicious! I am always on the hunt for unique, healthier but still very yummy recipes- thank you for adding one to the collection

  23. Awesome food photography, not an easy task. Great step by step instructions.


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