Make These EASY at-home Bowls

via – DamnDelicious

Skip Chipotle and try these burrito bowls right at home. It’s easier, healthier and 10000x tastier!

TASTY BURRITO BOWLS

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 cup salsa, homemade or store-bought
  • 3 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 1 (15.25-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

FOR THE CHIPOTLE CREAM SAUCE

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle paste*
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or more, to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  1. To make the chipotle cream sauce, whisk together sour cream, chipotle paste, garlic, lime juice and salt; set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan of 1 1/2 cups water, cook rice according to package instructions; let cool and stir in salsa; set aside.
  3. To assemble the bowls, divide rice mixture into serving bowls; top with lettuce, corn, black beans, tomatoes, avocado and cilantro.
  4. Serve immediately, drizzled with chipotle cream sauce.
 Adapted from The Garden Grazer.

WHY IT’S A SMART CHOICE. . .

Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 371.9
Calories from Fat 102.6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.4g18%
Saturated Fat 4.2g21%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 13.4mg4%
Sodium 790mg33%
Total Carbohydrate 58.9g20%
Dietary Fiber 10.8g43%
Sugars 4.8g
Protein 12.7g25%

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

Each burrito bowl is filled with nearly 2 servings of veggies, making it easy to get to your daily goal of 7-8 servings. This recipe is also a good source of Vitamin A, folate and fibre.

Nutritional information provided by Jessica Penner, RD at Smart Nutrition.

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