Burritos are a classic Mexican comfort food that’s easy to make vegan. You can throw rice, legumes, and veggies into a large tortilla and you’ve got yourself lunch or dinner. But are you tired of making the same ol’ burrito all the time? Well then it’s time to get creative with those burritos because it’s an easy meal you’d never want to get bored with. You can make them for breakfast, lunch, dinner, throw them in your backpack or eat on your way out on a busy day.
Here are 15 delicious, high-protein vegan burrito and burrito bowl recipes from our Food Monster App to help you get creative with your lunches and dinners!
1. Sofritas Burrito Bowls
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Get your Mexican food fix tonight with Tori Cooper‘s delicious and filling Sofritas Burrito Bowls with all the flavors! If you’re making this for your family you can obviously change up what you put in your bowls. You can also skip making the Spanish rice and simply serve plain steamed rice if you like. Using this all as filling for tacos and burritos is also an option. Oh, or make loaded nachos!
2. Grilled Bean and Avocado Burrito
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Melanie Sorrentino‘s super simple, quick and easy Grilled Bean and Avocado Burritos will be your new favorite meal when you’re short on time and don’t want to make a huge mess. If you don’t have a grill, just heat the beans before adding into the burrito!
3. High-Protein Sushi Burrito
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Please meet the High-Protein Sushi Burrito by Judy Moosmueller. It’s entirely customizable, your wildest sushi dreams realized in one perfectly photographable roll. For the health conscious, this is a wonderful fresh, feel good food that you can have ‘on the go’. Make it with all the things you love and don’t worry about fiddling with chop sticks (as here lies the true beauty of this new food trend) just wrap it in paper like a good old burrito and have a big bite!
4. Salsa Verde Zucchini Burrito Bowls
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This tasty Salsa Verde Zucchini Burrito Bowls recipe by Emma D’Alessandro is packed with vegetables and make a quick and easy dinner option that is delicious and creative. The sweet roasted peppers and tomatoes are complemented by a hearty mixture of rice, beans, and zucchini and all of these flavors are studded with crunchy walnuts and flax seeds. Plus, every meal is better when it’s served in a bowl you can eat.
5. Two Potato Bean Burritos with Vegan Cheese Sauce
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Larice Feuerstein‘s skillet-grilled, hearty vegan Two Potato Bean Burritos are stuffed with roasted and seasoned white and sweet potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and a special sauce. They are the perfect meal to prepare during the week, when you’re short on time, but positively hangry from running yourself in every direction all day. These filling burritos are ready in about 30 minutes and will make any Wednesday (or Tuesday, Thursday, Friday…) feel like a fiesta.
6. Spicy Tofu Scramble and Avocado Breakfast Burrito
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Sara Hohn‘s spicy breakfast burrito is the right way to kick off your morning. It’s stuffed with scrambled tofu, made spicy from fresh jalapeño peppers, fresh greens, avocado, and a zingy hot sauce, makes this a satisfying and manageable breakfast or brunch. You could even add black beans, or a drizzle of Sriracha, if jalapeño isn’t spicy enough for you.
7. High Protein Kidney Bean Burrito Bowl
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Sarah Baker‘s High Protein Kidney Bean Burrito Bowl is packed with ingredients that contain polyphenols, a strong antioxidant that helps our skin regulate functions that protect from sun exposure. The ingredients in this bowl will nourish your skin from the inside out. Your skin will thank you! Plus, this is a super quick, tasty burrito bowl that won’t hurt your wallet. Glowing skin, skin protection, a happy tummy — what more could you ask for?
8. White Bean Baked Burritos
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This White Bean Baked Burritos dish by Natalie Martin and Lexie Staten is filling, flavorful and you can also feel good about what’s in it. If you look over the ingredient list you will see a whole grain, tons of different colorful veggies, beans, and spices. It’s the epitome of a “well-rounded meal”.
9. Smothered Burritos
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Smothered Burritos are large enchiladas that are covered with red, green, or white sauce. The filling can be varied; they can include roasted vegetables, potatoes, vegan meats, vegan grounds. The filling combinations are limited only by your taste and imagination! The burritos in this recipe by Zsu Dever are filled with vegan chicken, cumin rice, vegan cheese, cilantro, and scallions. Get creative and get cooking!
10. Protein-Packed Burrito Bowls
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Medha Swaminathan‘s Protein-Packed Burrito Bowls are both vegan and gluten-free and packed with spices and fresh herbs. They’re delicious, hearty, colorful, and not that hard to make! I won’t lie to you and say they’re super easy, but I will say they are worth the effort and very ‘Instagrammable’.
11. Lentil Chili Stew-Stuffed Burrito
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Mireille Aikman‘s vegan Lentil Chili Stew-Stuffed Burrito contains kidney beans, lentil, lots of vegetables and a chia tortilla wrap. It is really good so let’s get started!
12. Veggie Protein Burritos
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Robin Runner‘s protein-packed veggie burritos are the perfect make-and-freeze meal for quick, convenient lunches and dinners. They’re stuffed with quinoa and black beans, plus you can boost the protein content by throwing in tofu or meatless crumbles, so you can customize them to your favorite plant-based proteins.
13. Mushroom and Avocado Breakfast Burrito
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Crissy Cavanaugh‘s delightful Mushroom and Avocado Breakfast Burritos make an awesome, easy, and high-protein breakfast to jumpstart your day! The beans and mushrooms make it savory and hearty, perfectly balanced with the avocado. And burritos are awesome, enough said.
14. Roasted Butternut Squash, Millet, and Lentil Burritos
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Eating one of Tori Cooper‘s Roasted Butternut Squash, Millet, and Lentil Burritos is like getting a big warm hug from the inside out. A filling of roasted butternut squash, lentils, and millet create the heartiest, yummiest, most autumn-y burrito you’ve ever tasted!
15. Tempting Tempeh, Beans, and Rice Burritos
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Missing meat? Mireille Aikman‘s Tempting Tempeh, Beans, and Rice Burritos are sure to satisfy your craving! Tempeh is crumbled and then cooked in a savory, spiced tomato sauce and then wrapped up with beans, fragrant Basmati rice, and melty vegan cheese. These burritos are perfect for a weekday lunch or dinner.
Still craving Mexican food? Check out The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Mexican Food and save these 15 Delicious Veggie Tacos Recipes for the next Taco Tuesday!
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