Veggie Burrito Bowl – Chipotle style

Vegetarian burrito bowl

Veggie Burrito Bowl Chipotle-style is a very easy, tasty, and healthy DIY dish to make. It is a perfect and inviting meal, especially in the warm weather, with a combination of many fresh vegetables. The blend of all the wonderful individual side dishes is what really makes it irresistible. For those who are not familiar with Chipotle, it is an international chain of fast-casual restaurants, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. They are famous for their healthy and fresh choices of dishes like burritos, tacos, chips, and salads.

The main sides that are usually present are the lime rice, salsa, roasted corn salsa, guacamole, pinto or black beans, grilled fajita veggies, sour cream, shredded cheese and lettuce . You can add spicy salsa or chips on the side if required .The main effort involved in making this dish is the chopping of all the veggies.The preparation of lime rice , beans, salsa and grilled fajitas is very simple .The recipes are compiled below .Once all the sides are ready , serve the choices of your liking into a bowl and enjoy!

Veggie burrito bowl Chipotle style
Veggie burrito bowl Chipotle
Veggie Burrito Bowl – Chipotle Style
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins

A healthy vegetarian burrito bowl with lime rice, black beans, guacamole, salsa, sour cream and cheese .

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Cilantro Lime Rice
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 3 1/2 cups Water
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp Lime juice
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped coriander leaves or cilantro chopped very finely
Black Beans or Pinto Beans
  • 1 can Black beans with the liquid in the can
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped very finely
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp chipotle pepper or red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
Grilled Veggies Fajitas
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into long thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into long thin strips
  • 1 red onion cut into long thin strips
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp red chilly flakes
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
Mild Salsa
  • 1 onion chopped finely
  • 5 tomatoes diced into small pieces
  • 1 cup coriander leaves or cilantro chopped finely
  • 1 jalapeno chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 3 ripe avocado chopped or mashed
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1/4 white onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
Roasted Corn salsa
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh corn roasted
  • 1/4 onion chopped
  • 1 serrano pepper
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
Other Ingredients
  • 4 cups lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
Cilantro Lime Rice
  1. Wash the rice well and keep it aside .

  2. In an instant pot or rice cooker , add water as per instructions along with rice,salt ,oil and bay leaves .

  3. Once cooked , fluff up the rice with a fork .

  4. Add lime and lemon juice ,remaining oil and chopped cilantro .

  5. Mix well .It is ready to serve .

Black Beans
  1. Combine black beans with all the liquid in the can, garlic and spices in a sauce pan.

  2. Cook for about 10 minutes until well done .

  1. Mash or chop the Avocado into a bowl .

  2. Add all the chopped ingredients and mix well.

Grilled Veggies Fajitas
  1. Add oil in a pan .

  2. Saute all the veggies.

  3. Add the spices ,salt and cook until it is a bit charred.

Mild salsa
  1. combine all the chopped ingredients with spices and mix well.

Roasted Corn salsa
  1. Roast the corn and slice all the corn out of the cob.

  2. Add the chopped veggies ,spices, salt and mix well .

Serving Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, serve all the individual items as you like .

  2. Mix well and enjoy the dish.Serve with chips on the side .

Recipe Notes

You can substitute white rice with brown. 

Delicious black beans
Black beans cooked perfectly
Veggie burrito bowl Chipotle style

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  • Reply
    June 4, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    Beautiful Presentation.

  • Reply
    The Karavali Wok
    June 5, 2020 at 6:48 am

    Woah! Sounds Irresistible Nisha 🤤 Love the presentation !

  • Reply
    June 5, 2020 at 7:08 am

    Nisha, this is a wonderful meal with maximum ingredients one can ask for, superb 👌👌

    • Reply
      June 5, 2020 at 2:52 pm

      Thank you Deeksha! It’s true even a little of everything will make it a very filling meal 🙂

  • Reply
    Silver Lining
    June 5, 2020 at 10:09 am

    Looks yummy and a nice prep.

  • Reply
    June 5, 2020 at 11:04 pm

    Nisha! This looks divine. You’re making me hungry!

    • Reply
      June 7, 2020 at 11:33 pm

      Thank you so much Jennifer for the wonderful comment!

  • Reply
    June 6, 2020 at 4:14 am

    What a delicious meal and all that color!!!

    • Reply
      June 7, 2020 at 11:32 pm

      Thank you so much Diane, yes indeed all the veggies make it very colorful!

  • Reply
    Anita Malta
    June 6, 2020 at 12:57 pm

    You always inspire with your amazing recipes!!

    • Reply
      June 7, 2020 at 11:31 pm

      Thank you Anita for the wonderful comment!

  • Reply
    Christy B
    June 13, 2020 at 12:41 am

    Sounds wonderful! And looks soooo tasty 🙂

    • Reply
      June 13, 2020 at 1:36 pm

      It was delicious Christy ! Thank you 🙂

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