Breakfast Burrito Bowl Recipe + More Healthy Breakfast Bowls

Jun 19 2018
Breakfast burritos are undeniably delicious, but consuming an entire day’s worth of carbs & calories first thing in the morning? No thanks! Solution: This a.m. burrito bowl... made with cauliflower rice!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Breakfast Burrito Bowl Recipe

Print Breakfast Burrito Bowl Print

Entire recipe: 320 calories, 9.5g total fat (3.5g sat fat), 755mg sodium, 34.5g carbs, 11g fiber, 10g sugars, 27.5g protein

Freestyle
SmartPoints® value 3*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

2 cups roughly chopped cauliflower or 1 1/2 cups riced cauliflower

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. onion powder

1/8 tsp. ground cumin

Dash each salt and black pepper

1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro, or more for topping

1/4 cup chopped bell pepper

1/4 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup (about 4 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

1/4 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed

3 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese

1/4 cup chopped tomatoes

1 oz. (about 2 tbsp.) chopped avocado

Directions:

If starting with roughly chopped cauliflower, pulse in a blender until reduced to rice-sized pieces, working in batches as needed.

Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add riced cauliflower, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, 1/4 tsp. onion powder, cumin, salt, and black pepper. Cook and stir until softened, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl, stir in cilantro, and cover to keep warm.

Remove skillet from heat; clean if needed. Respray and bring to medium heat. Add bell pepper and onion. Cook and stir until slightly softened, about 3 minutes.

Add egg, remaining 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, and remaining 1/4 tsp. onion powder. Cook and scramble until veggies are soft and egg is fully cooked, about 2 minutes.

Add beans, and cook and stir until hot, about 1 minute.

Transfer to the medium bowl, and sprinkle with cheese.

Top with tomatoes and avocado.

MAKES 1 SERVING

Get Ready for a Hungry Girl Happy Hour!

A brand-new episode of Hungry Girl: Chew the Right Thing! is NOW available for your listening pleasure: It’s “The Happy Hour Episode!” Here’s a taste of what Lisa and her hungry (er... thirsty!) friends are up to...

* Ask HG: the best & worst drink orders
* What the Hack: 2-ingredient party foods
* Chew & Tell: the best low-calorie mixers
* The 110-calorie mixed drink you can get anywhere
... and so much more!

CLICK & LISTEN NOW (or subscribe & listen later)!

Chew on this:

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, which is just fine by us! Dig into some seasonal fresh produce with this Strawberry Feta Spinach Salad with Chicken.

Bowls of fun for everyone! Click "Send to a Friend" now!

Social

We may have received free samples of food, which in no way influences whether these products are reviewed favorably, unfavorably, mentioned with indifference, or mentioned at all. Click for more about our editorial and advertising policies.

SmartPoints® value* not what you expected? We follow the same method as Weight Watchers when calculating the SmartPoints® value* for a recipe: We add up the SmartPoints® values* of the individual ingredients. (Many foods have a value of zero and remain zero in recipes.)

*The PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® values for these products and/or recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the PointsPlus® registered trademark and SmartPoints® trademark.