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Vegetarian Burrito Bowls with Honey Chipotle Vinaigrette

    These hearty, vegetarian burrito bowls are loaded with avocado, beans and crispy tortilla strips then drizzled with a honey chipotle vinaigrette. 

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    Liz Scooping Out Avocado

    Filled with creamy avocado, black bean salsa and pico de gallo, this protein-packed salad is vegetarian but could easily be topped with grilled chicken, steak or shrimp.

    Liz Making Vinaigrette

    To top, I whisk together a quick and easy vinaigrette made with fresh lime juice, honey and garlic. Drizzle in a little olive oil to thin then season with salt and pepper before serving.

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    Want to kick it up a notch? Serve with spicy (or mild!) pickled jalapeños. Fresh jalapeño works well too.

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    Vegetarian Taco Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette Recipe

    Vegetarian Burrito Bowls with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

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    These hearty, vegetarian taco salad bowls are loaded with avocado, beans and crispy tortilla strips then drizzled with a honey lime vinaigrette. 
    PREP: 15 mins
    TOTAL: 15 mins
    Servings: 4

    Ingredients
     

    • 8 cups romaine (chopped)
    • 1 avocado (cubed)
    • 1 cup Pico de Gallo
    • ½ cup tortilla chip strips (optional garnish)
    • pickled jalapeños (optional garnish)

    Black Bean Corn Salsa

    • ½ cup black beans (drained and rinsed)
    • ½ cup corn (fresh or frozen and defrosted)
    • ½ cup red onion (minced)
    • ¼ cup cilantro (minced)
    • ¼ cup lime juice
    • salt to taste

    Honey Chipotle Vinaigrette

    Instructions
     

    • To assemble your salad bowls, fill each bowl with two cups of the romaine and 1/4 of the avocado cubes. 
    • In a small bowl, mix together the Pico de Gallo then top each salad with 1/4 dup of the mixture. In another bowl, mix together the black bean corn salsa and top each salad with 1/3 cup of the mixture.
    • Lastly, whisk together the vinaigrette and drizzle over each bowl. Garnish with tortilla strips and pickled jalapeños if you wish.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1bowlCalories: 282kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 5gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 413mgPotassium: 669mgFiber: 8gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 8890IUVitamin C: 24.5mgCalcium: 53mgIron: 1.9mg
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    Liz DellaCroce

    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

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