Recipe: Believe in plant-based eating? Try your hands on this easy burrito(Instagram/plantbasedonabudget)
Recipe: Believe in plant-based eating? Try your hands on this easy burrito(Instagram/plantbasedonabudget)

Recipe: Believe in plant-based eating? Try your hands on this easy burrito

  • Whether you like your beans spicy or prefer skipping them and using plain canned ones, the goal is to create a quality burrito that is made from the scratch and you can try this simple recipe too if you are craving some Mexican food tonight
By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 08:44 PM IST

As per a study published in the 'Journal of the American College of Nutrition', a vegan diet is more effective for weight loss than a Mediterranean diet and so we are giving in to Mexican food cravings tonight. When compared with a Mediterranean diet, a low-fat vegan diet has better outcomes for weight, body composition, insulin sensitivity and cholesterol levels hence, we are whipping up some burritos to brush away mid-week blues.

Whether you like your beans spicy or prefer skipping them and using plain canned ones, the goal is to create a quality burrito that is made from the scratch and you can try this simple recipe too if you are craving a Mexican dinner. Check out the easy recipe of burrito here if you believe in plant-based eating:

Ingredients:

1 Can of Black Beans, rinsed and drained

1 Can of Kidney Beans, rinsed and drained

1/4 Cup of Diced Onion

1 Can of Fire Roasted Tomatoes

4 Teaspoons of Chili Powder

3 Teaspoons of Minced Dried Onion

1 Teaspoon of Garlic Powder

1 Teaspoon on Cumin

1/4 Teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper

1/4 Teaspoon of Smoked Paprika

2 Cups of Cooked Brown Rice

1 Avocado, diced

Romaine Lettuce, shredded

1 Tomato, diced

Method:

Mix chili powder, dried onion, garlic powder, cumin, cayenne, and paprika in a bowl and set aside. Place onions in a non stick pan and cook until fragrant. Add fire roasted tomatoes, continue to cook for 5 minutes.

Add beans and seasoning mixture. Cook until beans are heated. Place bean mixture and rice in a tortilla. Top with romaine, tomato, avocado, and taco sauce.

(Recipe: Toni, Instagram/plantbasedonabudget)

Those looking for improving health and boosting weight loss, switch to a vegan diet as it is a good option. It is associated with a reduction in calorie intake, increase in fiber intake, decrease in fat consumption, and decrease in saturated fat consumption. What’s cooking for dinner at your end?

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