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Vegan burrito bowl

A vegan burrito bowl is a dairy-free dinner or lunch recipe. A spicy bean stew, sweetcorn & lime rice, carrot and creamy cubes of avocado with coriander.

Meal Type Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican-Inspired
Keyword Vegan, Vegan burrito bowl, Vegetarian
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Veg Coast Cook


  • 160 g rice *see Recipe Notes
  • 1 tsp rice bran oil
  • 70 g onion (approx. 1 medium) peeled & chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled & finely chopped
  • 250 g four bean mix tinned, drained
  • 1 chilli deseeded & finely chopped
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 400 g tinned tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 100 ml water
  • Salt and pepper
  • 80 g sweetcorn kernels
  • 1 lime juice & zest
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 avocado peeled & de-stoned, diced
  • 150 g carrot topped & tailed, cut into ribbons *see Recipe Notes


  • 1 lime cut into quarters


  1. Cook the rice as per the packet instructions (normally approx. 15-20 minutes for white rice).
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and garlic. Stir and fry for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the beans, chilli and smoked paprika. Stir and fry for 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, water, salt and pepper. Stir and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Once the rice is cooked, add the sweetcorn, half of the lime juice and finely grate in half of the lime zest. Also, mix in half of the coriander.

  5. Put the avocado in a small bowl. Add the remaining lime juice, grated lime zest and coriander.
  6. To serve (hot or cold) per person - put some of the rice in a shallow bowl and add some of the beans. Twist some of the carrot ‘ribbons’ around your fingers into circles and place in the bowl. Add the diced avocado to the bowl. Optional - serve with a lime wedge so that it can be squeezed over the whole dish before eating.

Recipe Notes

*Rice - I use white rice in this dish but you could you use any type of rice that you prefer such as brown or wild rice.

*Carrot - use a vegetable peeler to make ‘ribbons’ out of the carrot. Alternatively, you could grate the carrot.