Quinoa Burrito Bowl

Quinoa Burrito Bowl

Quinoa Burrito Bowl Recipe

Give your gluten-free burrito bowl an instant upgrade by using Ancient Harvest™ Organic Quinoa instead of the more traditional rice. Your taste buds will love the nutty grain, and the complete protein found in quinoa definitely takes this dish up a few nutritional notches.

Prep Time: 5
Total Time: 40


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Ancient Harvest Organic Traditional Quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 can black beans, reserve ½ cup liquid
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¾ cup cilantro, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt, to taste
  • Optional toppings: salsa, guacamole, hot sauce, grilled chicken


  1. Heat 1 Tablespoon oil in a medium pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and pepper and cook for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until caramelized. Turn heat down if browning too quickly.
  3. Meanwhile, cook quinoa according to package instructions. Keep covered once done.
  4. Heat 1 Tablespoon oil in small pot over medium heat.
  5. Add garlic and stir for about 1 minute.
  6. Add in the beans, reserved liquid, cumin, and salt to taste.
  7. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  8. Fluff quinoa with a fork and stir in cilantro, lime juice, and salt to taste.
  9. Serve quinoa topped with onions, peppers and beans.
  10. Finish burrito bowls with salsa, guacamole, and hot sauce; top with grilled chicken if desired.
Servings: 4