Fiesta Bowls

Because everyday should be a fiesta, right? You may be catching on to a trend here. I have a thing for creating recipes that are in bowls. Why? Well, they are simple to make, easy to sub ingredients, can be quickly personalized, and a great way to create flavor combinations. I was day-dreaming about Mexican food last week (per usual) when I was walking our pup, Gracie, and somehow my imagination created this recipe.

Grab the chips and margs because this is about to become a staple in your household, too.

Fiesta Bowls

(Serves 2)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice, dry

  • 1 lime

  • handful of cilantro

  • 1 avocado

  • 1 can black beans

  • 1 sweet potato

  • 1 yellow onion

  • 2 tsp taco seasoning

  • olive oil

  • s&p

Instructions:

  • preheat the oven to 425. cube the sweet potato, dice the onion. spread on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, and season with s&p. bake for 15 minutes
  • prepare rice according to the package (commonly 1 cup of water to 1 cup of rice). add juice from one lime to the water that is used to prepare the rice

  • rinse and drain the black beans, slice the avocado, and, and chop the cilantro. (i commonly heat the beans on low in a saucepan on the stove after washing them)

  • time to assemble! add rice + beans + sweet potato + onion + avocado + cilantro into a bowl. sprinkle with taco seasoning before serving.

  • now grab a margarita, share with a friend, and enjoy!

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Mollie Adams