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Burrito bowl

You can easily make a meatless meal that’s full of flavor and protein. Just spice up your summer menu with the delicious tastes of the season. 

Black beans make this burrito bowl a nutrient powerhouse. In addition to protein, they’re full of calcium, fiber, potassium and antioxidants1 that can help fight tooth decay2 and provide a host of other healthful benefits.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 15 ounces black beans
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 lime
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • Toppings of your choice

Directions

  1. Follow the instructions on the package to cook the brown rice.
  2. Heat beans and spices in a large pan over medium to medium-high heat. Add salt to taste.
  3. Cook frozen corn per instructions on the package.
  4. Mix rice, beans and corn.
  5. Divide mixture into four bowls. Add a lime wedge and cilantro to each bowl.
  6. Top with pico de gallo and add optional toppings such as chopped avocado, cotija cheese or hot sauce if desired.
  7. Enjoy! 

 

Sources:

1https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/289934

2https://www.dentistrytoday.com/news/todays-dental-news/item/1591-how-diet-affects-your-patients-teeth