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Black Bean Burrito Bowl

A fresh & tasty 10 minute Mexican classic, perfect for people on the go!

10 mins
13 ingredients
$4.80 / person
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Black Bean Burrito Bowl


Serves = 2

  • 1 large wholegrain tortilla wrap
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup microwave brown rice
  • 1 tsp Mexican spice mix
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drain off liquid and rinse with water
  • ½ medium red onion, ends and papery skin removed, then diced
  • ½ medium capsicum, seeds and core removed, flesh diced
  • ½ cup tinned corn, drain off liquid
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 1 small avocado, skin and stone removed, then mashed

It’s this easy

  • Heat a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat, add wrap and toast for one minute on each side. Remove from pan and cut into wedges
  • In the same frying pan heat olive oil, when hot add onion and capsicum, cook for 5 minutes (stir regularly). Add the Mexican spice, beans and corn and cook for a further 2 minutes
  • Cook the rice in the microwave according to packet instructions
  • Divide brown rice, bean mixture and remaining veggies between two bowls
  • Serve with tortilla chips, squeeze over lime juice and enjoy!


  • Top with a dollop of Greek style yoghurt and a sprinkle of fresh coriander leaves when serving
  • You can use canned lentils, red kidney beans or a four bean mix instead of the black beans


Nutrition Information (per serve):

  • Energy (2264kJ)
  • Protein (17.5g)
  • Total fat (17.8g)
  • Saturated fat (4.5g)
  • Carbohydrate (67.7g); Starch (53.2g), Sugars (14.g), Added sugars (1.4g), Free sugars (1.4g)
  • Dietary fibre (20.3g)
  • Sodium (517mg)
  • Calcium (154mg)
  • Iron (4.5mg)


Contains: Gluten, Dairy, Sesame, Soy, Wheat, FODMAPs.
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