April 9

Weekend Recipe: Chipotle Burrito Bowls with Cilantro-Lime Rice

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“Chipotle” Burrito Bowl with Cilantro-Lime Rice, Black Bean, and Veggies

Tonight, you are going to learn how to build your own Chipotle Burrito Bowl at home!  It combines a lot of classic ingredients, including a delicious rice to make a healthy and meat-free entrée kids will enjoy. 

Active Time: 15 min  Start to Finish: 40 min     Serves: 4

2 cup Jasmine rice, rinsed
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 green bell pepper sliced
½ onion sliced
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 limes
1 cup mozzarella cheese, freshly grated
1 16-oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 16-oz can corn, rinsed and drained
1/2 head of romaine lettuce, chopped
½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
Chili powder
Extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher Salt and freshly ground pepper

In a pot add rice, 4 cups of water, zest of the lime, 1 tsp salt and then cover, bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for 15-20 minutes until done.  Fluff with a fork, add juice of 1 lime, ¼ cup cilantro and mix well.

|n a large frying pan over medium-high heat, add 2 Tbs oil and bell peppers, onions, 1 chopped garlic clove and pinch of salt and cook for 4-6 minutes until softened.  Remove veggies, add 1 Tbs oil and a bit of garlic and saute for 30 seconds, add the black bean and corn and stir until heated, seasoning with salt and pepper.  Make your bowl by layering the rice, then lettuce, 1 tsp chili powder, black beans and corn, veggies, cilantro and enjoy!


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Get Cooking,
Chef Eric Horwitz

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About LIFT

Eric founded LIFT Enrichment in 2010 because he wanted to help young kids develop their culinary skills so they could make healthy foods for friends and family for the rest of their lives.  He has worked with kids for over 15 years and enjoys their energy and enthusiasm for learning new things.  Eric studied abroad in Italy while at UCLA and discovered a passion for cooking.  

Eric Horwitz, Ceo of Lift

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