Mexican Buddha Bowl

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Mexican Buddha Bowl
Nutrition Facts
2 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 600
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 880mg 38%
Total Carbohydrates 82g 30%
Dietary Fiber 17g 60%
Total Sugars 22g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 21g
Calcium 350mg 25%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 970mg 20%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

  • 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
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Instructions

  1. Cook rice or quinoa according to package directions.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Serving suggestions: Top with a drizzle of hot sauce; diced green chiles; or season with salt-free taco seasoning, as desired.

DESCRIPTION

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!

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FAQ

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.

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Nutrition Facts
Mexican Buddha Bowl
Amount Per Serving 2
Calories 600 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 880mg 38%
Total Carbohydrates 82g 30%
Dietary Fiber 17g 60%
Total Sugars 22g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0.08mg 0.08%
Calcium 350mg 25%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 970mg 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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