Southwestern Burrito Bowl Bake
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This flavorful and spicy southwestern burrito bowl bake is perfect for game days or special occasions!
Yield: 12 servings
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 3 bell peppers, diced
  • 2 jalapeños, seeds and ribs removed, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 c. corn
  • 2 (14 oz) cans black beans, rinsed
  • 1 c. chicken broth
  • 3 c. cooked rice
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1½ c. cheese, shredded
  • Garnishes:
  • Diced tomato
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Sliced green onions
  • Diced avocado
  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper and jalapeño. Once the mixture is tender, add the garlic. When the garlic is fragrant and translucent, add the corn and black beans, chicken broth and seasonings. Turn heat up to medium high and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spoon the rice into a 9x13 inch baking dish. Top with pepper/bean/corn mixture. Stir just a little bit to combine. Top with cheese and place in the oven to bake for 30 minutes. Remove and let cool for 5 minutes before adding garnishes.
-Qunioa can be easily subbed for the rice.
-Grilled chicken, ground beef or turkey can be added to this dish.

Inspired by: Pinch of Yum
Recipe by Life Made Simple at