Quick Meaty & Healthy Vegan Burritos

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Here’s our take on the best Quick Meaty & Healthy Vegan Burritos recipe! Who doesn’t love a good burrito? Everyone loves the convenience of a tasty and fast meal, but with vegan tempeh burritos, you don’t have to sacrifice flavor and health for convenience.

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Quick Meaty & Healthy Vegan Burritos

Why We Love These Quick Meaty & Healthy Vegan Burritos

I don’t know about you, but for me I’m always up for a burrito!  This comforting vegan tempeh burrito recipe is made quickly and so easily.

Our ‘meaty’ filling is comprised of tempeh, onions, peppers, mushrooms, rice and some classic Mexican spices.  These burritos taste super delicious, and will satisfy any hungry belly! Load them with your favorite toppings and a squeeze of lime!  YUM!!

Burritos are great for those looking for a quick and tasty meal that won’t break the bank or their diet. So, if you’re looking for an easy and delicious way to make vegan burritos that are both nutritious and satisfying, you’ve come to the right place!

I also love it that you can make delicious vegan burritos from scratch in as little as 20 minutes. Get ready to have your taste buds tantalized and your tummy satisfied by this quick and meaty vegan burrito recipe.

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Ingredients You Need

Quick Meaty & Healthy Vegan Tempeh Burritos Recipe

  • 6 oz tempeh
  • 4 oz mushrooms
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 bell pepper
  • ½ medium onion
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • large tortillas or taco shells
  • 1 tbsp oil of choice (optional)
  • 1 jalapeno (optional)
  • ½ lime juice (optional)
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)

How to Make Quick Meaty & Healthy Vegan Tempeh Burritos

  1. Prepare your rice according to its package.
  2. Chop the vegetables, mushrooms, and tempeh.
  3. if using oil, heat it on a skillet on medium heat. If you’re omitting oil, you can use a bit of water.
  4. Add all ingredients to the skillet except for the cooked rice and tomato, and cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring often. If using jalapeno, you can chop and add it to the skillet to cook as well.
  5. Pour the skillet food, cooked rice, and chopped tomato (and other optional ingredients like lime juice & cilantro) into a food processor and pulse it a few times to get the texture you desire.
  6. Return the ingredients to the skillet and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Stir in nutritional yeast if using for a little bit of a cheesy flavor.
  7. Spoon the mixture into tortillas, top with any optional ingredients that you prefer. Some good choices are avocado, salsa, taco sauce, olives, lettuce, vegan sour cream, etc. Fold up the tortillas and enjoy!

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Other Options

You could also use this meaty mixture as a base in tacos or bowls.  It would be amazing in a bowl with crushed tortilla chips, salsa, vegan sour cream, avocado, lettuce, olives, and cilantro!

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With just a few easy ingredients, quick meaty and healthy vegan tempeh burritos are the perfect addition to any vegan meal plan.  Because they are loaded with plant-based proteins, fiber, and healthy fats, vegan burritos are a great way to start your day with balanced nutrition and plenty of flavor.

They’re also a great lunchtime treat, dinner favorite, and simple snack solution. Best of all, vegan burritos can be tailored to any diet or personal preference, with endless combinations and variations to try.

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Quick Meaty & Healthy Vegan Burritos
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Quick Meaty & Healthy Vegan Burritos

Vegan Burritos that are healthy, easy, and made super quickly. They're flavorful, delicious, and versatile. The perfectly seasoned 'meat' is made with tempeh, vegetables, and rice - pulsed in a food processor.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time7 minutes
Total Time17 minutes
Course: Dinner, lunch, Main Course, sandwich
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Diet: Vegan
Keyword: burrito, quick and easy, taco, Tempeh
Servings: 6 Large Burritos
Calories: 282kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 oz tempeh
  • 4 oz mushrooms
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 bell pepper
  • ½ medium onion
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • large tortillas or taco shells
  • 1 tbsp oil of choice (optional)
  • 1 jalapeno (optional)
  • ½ lime juice (optional)
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)

Instructions

  • Prepare your rice according to its package.
  • Chop the vegetables, mushrooms, and tempeh.
  • if using oil, heat it on a skillet on medium heat. If you're omitting oil, you can use a bit of water.
  • Add all ingredients to the skillet except for the cooked rice and tomato, and cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring often. If using jalapeno, you can chop and add it to the skillet to cook as well.
  • Pour the skillet food, cooked rice, and chopped tomato (and other optional ingredients like lime juice & cilantro) into a food processor and pulse it a few times to get the texture you desire.
  • Return the ingredients to the skillet and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Stir in nutritional yeast if using for a little bit of a cheesy flavor.
  • Spoon the mixture into tortillas, top with any optional ingredients that you prefer. Some good choices are avocado, salsa, taco sauce, olives, lettuce, vegan sour cream, etc. Fold up the tortillas and enjoy!

 


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