Vegan Fiesta Mexican Bowl Recipe

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Hola, Amigos it’s time for our Vegan Fiesta Mexican Bowl recipe! Are you ready to turn your kitchen into a fiesta of flavors without any dairy or meat crashers? Buckle up, because we’re diving fork-first into the colorful and zesty world of our Vegan Mexican Bowl. It’s so packed with taste, even your meat-loving Uncle Bob might ask for seconds (shh, we won’t tell him it’s healthy).

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Vegan Mexican Fiesta Bowl Ingredients

Gather ’round, plant lovers and flavor chasers! Here’s what you need to create your own Veg Mexican Bowl, full of vibrant flavors and textures.

  • 1 cup of quinoa or brown rice (because who needs regular rice when you can go fancy?)
  • 1 can of black beans, ready to party
  • 1 avocado, ripe and ready to guac ‘n’ roll
  • 1 cup of corn, fresh off the cob or straight outta the freezer
  • A handful of cherry tomatoes, the red carpet stars of this bowl
  • 1 red bell pepper, for that pop of color and crunch
  • 1/2 cup of red onion, finely chopped (tears of joy, we promise)
  • Cilantro, because no Mexican bowl is complete without it
  • Lime wedges, to add a zing!
  • Salt and pepper, the dynamic duo

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Dressing Time

  • Olive oil, lime juice, cumin, and chili powder – the fab four of dressings
  • A pinch of salt and pepper, because they get jealous if left out

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Preparation Steps

Now, let’s put together our Vegan Mexican Bowl recipe with these simple steps.

  1. Kick things off by cooking your quinoa or brown rice. This is your stage, grains, shine bright!
  2. In the world’s smallest mixing bowl, whisk your dressing ingredients until they’re ready to hit the dance floor.
  3. In a bowl large enough to host this party, mix the grains, black beans, avocado, corn, tomatoes, bell pepper, and onion.
  4. Dress it up! Drizzle that fab dressing over your bowl and give it a gentle toss.
  5. Serve with a sprinkle of cilantro and a squeeze of lime, because we’re fancy like that.

Nutritional Information: This veg Mexican bowl recipe is like the superhero of meals – packed with protein, fiber, vitamins, and the power to make you feel awesome. Plus, it’s 100% plant-based. Take that, boring salads!

Variations and Tips:

  • Feeling adventurous? Throw in some grilled tofu or tempeh. Your taste buds will thank you.
  • Like it spicy? Add jalapeños or a splash of hot sauce. We dare you!
  • Mix up your grains for a surprise twist. Farro or barley, anyone?

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Vegan Mexican Bowl FAQ

Q1: Can I make this bowl ahead of time? A1: Absolutely! The Vegan Fiesta Bowl is meal-prep friendly. You can cook the grains and chop the veggies ahead of time. Just add the avocado and dressing right before serving to keep things fresh.

Q2: Is this recipe gluten-free? A2: Yes, it’s naturally gluten-free! Just make sure your quinoa or brown rice is processed in a gluten-free facility if you’re very sensitive to gluten.

Q3: Can I add more protein to this vegan Mexican bowl? A3: Definitely! Feel free to toss in some grilled tofu, tempeh, or even some vegan “chicken” strips if you’re looking for an extra protein punch.

Q4: What if I’m not a fan of cilantro? A4: No problemo! Cilantro can be a hit or miss for some. Feel free to substitute it with parsley or just skip it altogether. The bowl will still be a flavor fiesta!

Q5: How can I make this dish spicier? A5: If you’re a fan of heat, add some diced jalapeños, a dash of cayenne pepper, or your favorite hot sauce to turn up the temperature.

Q6: Are there any other dressing options I can try? A6: Sure thing! A creamy avocado-lime dressing or a tangy vegan sour cream can also be great additions. Experiment to find your favorite!

Q7: How long can I store the leftovers? A7: Stored in an airtight container, the Vegan Fiesta Bowl can last up to 3 days in the fridge. Just remember to keep the dressing separate until you’re ready to eat.

There you have it – a Vegan Mexican Bowl that’s a party on a plate and a fiesta in your mouth. It’s so good, you might just start speaking Spanish. Or at least, craving salsa dancing.

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Vegan Fiesta Bowl

The Vegan Mexican Bowl recipe is a vibrant, plant-based dish combining quinoa or brown rice with black beans, avocado, corn, cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper, and red onion. It's seasoned with cilantro, lime, salt, and pepper, and dressed with a mix of olive oil, lime juice, cumin, and chili powder. This nutrient-rich bowl is customizable with options like adding grilled tofu, tempeh, jalapeños, or hot sauce for extra protein or spice. It's a gluten-free and meal-prep friendly option, perfect for a flavorful and healthy meal.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: Mexican, Vegan
Diet: Vegan
Keyword: avocado, black beans, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, gluten-free, healthy, lime, meal prep, mexican bowl, nutrient-rich, plant-based, quick meal, quinoa
Servings: 2
Calories: 1100kcal
Cost: $10

Ingredients

Fiesta bowl

  • 1 cup of quinoa or brown rice
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup of corn
  • A handful of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup of red onion finely chopped
  • Cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  • Salt and pepper

For the dressing

  • 2-3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 to 1 chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the Grains: Start by cooking your choice of quinoa or brown rice.
  • Prepare the Dressing: Whisk together olive oil, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Combine Ingredients: In a large bowl, mix the cooked grains, black beans, avocado, corn, cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper, and red onion.
  • Add Dressing: Drizzle the dressing over the bowl and toss gently.
  • Garnish and Serve: Finish with a sprinkle of cilantro and a squeeze of lime.

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