Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Vegetarian Burrito Bowl

vegetarian burrito bowl with rice, avocado and salsa

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 vegetarian burrito bowl a nutrient powerhouse. In addition to protein, they’re full of calcium, fiber, potassium and antioxidants that can help fight tooth decay and provide a host of other healthful benefits. 


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


  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. Mix rice, beans and corn.
  4. Divide mixture into four bowls. Add a lime wedge and cilantro to each bowl.
  5. Top wit pico de gallo and add additional toppings such as chopped avocado, cotija cheese or hot sauce if desired. 
  6. Enjoy! 

For more easy-to-make vegetarian dinners like this one, check out these other recipes!

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