How to Make a Burrito Bowl

Photo: Marcus Nilsson

Our formula dials back on grains and scales up on lean protein and fresh produce. Too often, burrito bowls lean heavily on carbs--as much as 1 cup of rice in a serving. But just a few tweaks help this dish strike a better balance.


  • ½ cup cooked whole grains (brown rice, farro, quinoa)

  • ½ cup cooked beans (black beans, chickpeas, cannellini)

  • 3 ounces lean protein (chicken or turkey breast, pork tenderloin)

  • Romaine lettuce and sliced radishes, for serving

  • Fresh salsa, toasted pepitas, and Creamy Avocado Dressing, for serving


  1. Combine grains, beans, protein, lettuce, and radishes in a bowl. Top with salsa, pepitas, and avocado dressing; serve.

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