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Healthy Veggie Burrito Bowl

The Easiest Dietician-Approved Lunch Ever

Think that quick and convenient food can't be healthy? This recipe from dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite for Health proves that it is totally possible to put together a hearty and healthy meal in well under 10 minutes. Offering 22 grams of protein and 43 percent of your daily recommended fibre, this oh-so-easy recipe satisfies hunger as it supports your weight-loss goals. Assemble all your ingredients tonight, and pack it up for an easy lunch at work tomorrow.

Veggie Burrito Bowl

From Julie Upton, MS, RD

Notes

Feel free to include your favourite veggie burger in this recipe.

Healthy Veggie Burrito Bowl

Ingredients

  1. 1 frozen veggie burger
    1/2 cup black beans, cooked
    1 small head romaine lettuce, chopped
    1/3 cup brown rice, cooked
    1/4 cup salsa, divided
    30 grams sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Microwave your veggie burger according to package instructions, and set aside. Then, microwave your black beans for 30 to 45 seconds until evenly heated.
  2. Start assembling your salad layer by layer starting with lettuce, then brown rice, black beans, and half your salsa.
  3. Slide on your veggie burger, the remainder of your salsa, and sprinkle the shredded cheese on top.
  4. Enjoy immediately, or pack up for lunch tomorrow.


Source: Calorie Count

Nutrition

Calories per serving
446
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