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Quinoa Burrito Bowls

Remember how I said that my Easy Mexican Shredded Chicken was a staple in my house! Well here's another recipe using that simple go-to chicken recipe!
Author: Gaby


For the Quinoa Burrito Bowls

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 cups quick refried black beans recipe below
  • 2 cups shredded mexican chicken
  • Tomatoes
  • Shredded cheese
  • 1 recipe chipotle guacamole
  • 1 cup chipotle salsa
  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Crema

For the Quick Refried Black Beans

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 15 ounces canned black beans
  • 1/3 cup water


For the Quinoa Burrito Bowls

  • Layer 4 bowls each with 1/2 cup of cooked quinoa.
  • Spoon 1/2 cup of the refried black beans on top of each portion of quinoa, followed by equal amounts of the shredded mexican chicken.
  • Add toppings to the quinoa burrito bowls and serve immediately.

For the Quick Refried Black Beans

  • In a large skillet add the olive oil over medium high heat. Saute the onions along with the red pepper flakes, paprika and cayenne pepper for about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the drained beans and water and let the beans cook for about 5-10 minutes until they become soft.
  • Using a mashing device, mash the beans until they are a little smooth and a little chunky.
  • Taste and adjust salt if needed. Use as needed.


Serving: 4g