- 1 c. cooked brown rice or quinoa
- 1 t. olive oil
- 1/2 c. red onion, diced
- 1 c. reduced-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
- 8 ea. cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 ea. Avocados From Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced
- 1 c. corn
- 1 c. shredded lettuce
- 1/2 c. reduced-fat cheddar cheese
- 1/2 c. cilantro
- 2 T. Sriracha or hot sauce, as desired
- 1 ea. lime, quartered
- Cook rice or quinoa according to package directions.
- In a small pot, add oil and diced onions. Cook for 1-2 minutes, until translucent. Add beans and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
- To serve: Create a section in the bowl for each ingredient. Start with the cooked rice. Then add the seasoned black beans and onions next to rice, followed by tomatoes, avocados, corn, lettuce, and cheese. Top with cilantro and hot sauce, as desired. Serve with fresh lime slices.
- Serving suggestions: Top with a drizzle of hot sauce; diced green chiles; or season with salt-free taco seasoning, as desired.
This Mexican Buddha Bowl recipe is a tasty mix of quinoa (or rice), beans, corn, delicious avocados, and more! Not only is this buddha bowl recipe tasty, but it’s also practically effortless to make. Simply remove the cheese from this recipe ingredient list to make it vegan friendly. Ingredients in this recipe contribute 21g of protein and 17g of dietary fiber. This is 60% of your recommended daily fiber intake!
If you’re looking for a tasty drink to pair your buddha bowl with, we have something you’ll love! Give this Ethiopian layered fruit smoothie with avocado and mango a try. It’s the perfect treat for a warm summer day and pairs well with the rich flavors found in your buddha bowl.
Question: What is a buddha bowl?
Answer: A Buddha bowl is typically a vegetarian-friendly meal. It is served in a bowl that consists of small portions of several foods, like fruits, and vegetables and is served cold. Here are some ideas for buddha bowl recipes.