Tofu Taco Burrito Bowl

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Prep Time 50 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Bowls, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 309.39 kcal

Equipment

  • Stove

Ingredients
  

Cilantro-Lime Rice

  • 1 cup long-grained brown rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro fresh, chopped
  • 1/4 cup lime juice fresh squeezed

Burrito Bowl

  • 8 oz tofu extra-firm
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin, divided
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper seeded, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper cracked
  • 1 1/2 cup black beans canned, drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup tomato diced

Instructions
 

  • In a pot over high heat add the rice, and salt. Bring to a boil and use cooking time as directed on package. Ten minutes before end of cook time add the lime zest.
  • Once cooked add the lime juice and cilantro to the pot and fluff with a fork. Keep covered with a lid while you cook your other vegetables.
  • Drain the tofu and squeeze out any excess water then crumble with hands or a fork.
  • In a large pan, heat 1 tbsp oil over medium-high heat and add the onion. Saute for about 7 minutes, or until transparent, then add garlic and bell pepper. Continue to cook till bell pepper is tender, then transfer to a plate and set aside.
  • Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to the same pan at same temperature and add tofu. Stir until slightly browned on all sides for about 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium-low and stir in the tomato sauce and taco seasoning. Add the bell pepper mixture back to the pan and mix well. Season pan with salt and pepper.
  • Build the bowls with the cilantro-lime rice, tofu mixture, beans, tomato, and any toppings of your choice. Enjoy!

Notes

ALERT!!!! The sodium levels in this recipe are high please balance your daily meal planning with lower sodium recipes. Serves well with diced avocado, chopped lettuce, and plant-based sour cream.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Tofu Taco Burrito Bowl
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 309.39 Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.55g15%
Saturated Fat 1.34g8%
Sodium 1193.76mg52%
Potassium 888.12mg25%
Carbohydrates 45.04g15%
Fiber 10.62g44%
Sugar 6.33g7%
Protein 18.55g37%
Vitamin A 1839.97IU37%
Vitamin B1 0.41mg27%
Vitamin B2 0.15mg9%
Vitamin B3 3.45mg17%
Vitamin B5 1.18mg12%
Vitamin B6 0.52mg26%
Vitamin C 42.67mg52%
Vitamin E 2.64mg18%
Vitamin K 16.96µg16%
Calcium 423.97mg42%
Copper 0.51mg26%
Folate 146.28µg37%
Iron 4.82mg27%
Manganese 1.69mg85%
Magnesium 120.06mg30%
Phosphorus 301.81mg30%
Selenium 13.77µg20%
Zinc 2.77mg18%
Ess-Methionine 241.65mg
Ess-Tryptophan 224.09mg
Ess-Threonine 679.36mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 882.03mg
Ess-Arginine 1247.97mg
Ess-Lysine 976.39mg
Ess-Leucine 1370.35mg
Ess-Isoleucine 800.88mg
Ess-Histidine 452.26mg
Ess-Valine 884.57mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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