Beef Burrito Bowl Recipe

My fresh and colourful Beef Burrito Bowls make a quick and easy weeknight meal, prepared with beef mince and a few simple spices that come together to make a delicious, saucy, spicy Mexican favourite. This recipe will satisfy your craving for Mexican, but you won’t slip into a food coma with this lighter take on the classic beef burrito. This dish is endlessly customisable! Pile up your bowl with all your favourite toppings for extra flavour, texture and crunch.

Can you make Beef Burrito Bowls ahead of time?

Beef Burrito Bowls can be made ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days. Freeze in an airtight container for up to 2 months. Freeze in small or individual portions for ease of reheating. Thaw completely in the fridge before reheating on the stove or in the microwave.

Are Beef Burrito Bowls suitable for leftovers?

Yes, Beef Burrito Bowls can be refrigerated for up to 3 days. Freeze in an airtight container for up to 2 months. Thaw completely in the fridge before reheating on the stove or in the microwave.

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Beef Burrito Bowl Recipe

Beef Burrito Bowl

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  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 tbsp paprika 
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 500 g (1 lb) regular beef mince/ground beef
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • Your favourite Mexican toppings to serve (cooked rice, grated cheese, jalapeños, red cabbage, black beans, corn, lime wedges, sour cream, avocado)

Instructions

  1. Combine the paprika, cumin, onion powder, oregano and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Heat a large skillet on high heat and add the olive oil and onion. Cook, stirring for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the beef mince and cook for 3-4 minutes until browned.
  4. Add the combined spice mix, the tomato paste and 1/3 cup of water. Cook, stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Serve with your favourite Mexican toppings.

Notes

MAKE AHEAD

Refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze in an airtight container for up to 2 months. Freeze in small or individual portions for ease of reheating. Thaw completely in the fridge before reheating on the stove or in the microwave. 

LEFTOVERS

Refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze in an airtight container for up to 2 months. Thaw completely in the fridge before reheating on the stove or in the microwave.

  • Author: Nicole
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: beef, burrito, bowl
  • Method: pan,
  • Cuisine: Mexican