Quinoa Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Quinoa Black Bean Burrito Bowls

  • Author: Fork in the Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 bowls 1x


Quinoa Black Bean Burrito Bowls are a healthy way to satisfy that burrito craving!



  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • Dash of red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (more to taste)
  • 115 ounce can of black beans, rinsed and drained


  • 1 head Romaine Lettuce, chopped
  • Toppings as desired: cheese, sour cream, avocado, cilantro, salsa, guacamole, corn, etc.


  1. Cook 1 cup dried quinoa as directed on package or combine quinoa and broth or water in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and let simmer for 15 minutes. Drain if needed. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add diced onion and saute for approximately 3 minutes. Add garlic and red pepper flakes; continue sauteing for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in cumin, cayenne, chili powder, paprika, and salt.
  4. Stir in drained and rinsed black beans. Cook until heated through.
  5. Add quinoa to black bean mixture, again cooking until heated through.
  6. In a bowl, add lettuce and top with quinoa black bean mixture. Add desired toppings.

  • Category: Dinner
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