Chipotle sauce topped vegetarian burrito bowl is a delicious Meatless Monday treat

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By: Bailey Brouwer
bbrouwer@flavor574.com

Whenever I think of burrito bowls, my mind goes directly to Chipotle. But I’ve found you a burrito bowl that’s vegetarian friendly and tastes just as good. This meatless burrito bowl is packed with flavor and perfect for your #MeatlessMonday.

Vegetarian burrito bowl with chipotle sauce

From The Garden Grazer

Burrito bowl

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 to 3 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 1/2 cup corn
  • Romanaine lettuce, chopped
  • Creamy chipotle sauce

Directions:

  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.
  2. Prep your vegetables.
  3. When rice is cooked, stir in salsa.
  4. Layer your bowl: rice, black beans and then vegetables.
  5. Drizzle with creamy chipotle sauce.

Chipotle sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup plain greek or coconut yogurt (or 2/3 cup silken tofu)
  • 1 Chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin

Directions:

  1. Scrape away the seeds from the chipotle with a knife (use caution when handling chipotle, and wash your hands when done).
  2. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Taste and adjust seasonings/consistency as necessary.
Bailey Brouwer is an intern at Flavor 574 and is currently a student at Elkhart Memorial High School.
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