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Vegetarian Burrito Bowls

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  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 bowls 1x
  • Category: dinner
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: Mexican Inspired
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

If you’re looking for a new plant-based dinner then you are going to love this Vegetarian Burrito Bowl recipe! Roasted veggies, the best toppings, and a delicious chipotle crema all come together to make a burrito bowl that everyone will love.


Ingredients

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  • 1 small red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 small orange bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 small yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 115oz can black beans
  • chopped romaine lettuce, for serving (you could also use a blend of romaine + mixed greens)
  • cooked cilantro lime rice, for serving
  • crumbled cotija cheese, for serving
  • avocado, for serving

Chipotle Crema

  • 1/2 cup whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 12 chipotle peppers in adobo
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 cup green onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (plus more to taste)

Instructions

  1. For the veggies: Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine the bell peppers, onion, cauliflower, olive oil, lime juice, and spices. Mix everything until the veggies are well coated and then transfer to a sheet pan. Try to place the cauliflower florets cut side down so they get brown and crisp. Bake the veggies for 25-30 minutes.
  2. For the black beans: While the veggies are cooking, heat one can of black beans in a small pot over medium heat. Add a sprinkle salt, garlic powder, and cumin for extra flavor.
  3. For the rice: Cook according to the package instructions. Add a squeeze of lime juice and chopped cilantro when it’s finished cooking. You could also follow this cilantro lime coconut rice recipe.
  4. For the Crema: Add all of the ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until well combined and creamy.
  5. Assemble the bowls: Start with a bed of chopped romaine and then pile on the veggies, rice, beans, toppings, and finish with a drizzle of the chipotle crema.