Your New Favourite Baked Burrito Bowls Recipe

One of my favourite meals is burrito bowls. There are endless options to customize for preference and/or dietary restrictions. Vegetarian? Omit the chicken. Despise tomatoes? Leave them out! Obsessed with cheese? Add to your heart’s content!

A take on the classic burrito bowl, Baked Burrito Bowls = a one-dish wonder. Not only does it make a wonderful weeknight dinner recipe, it is a simple and delicious meal to make for others. This meal is a crowd-pleaser while offering a lot of protein, fibre and veggies! As a dinner loving gal, I love this well-balanced meal and always feel good about making it for others.

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This Baked Burrito Bowls recipe is simple and straightforward to make! Once you have finished your preparations, you essentially throw it in a dish and forget about it while all the flavours get to know each other!

This recipe includes chicken (it is easy to swap-out if you wish!). I like to use leftover chicken or a whole roasted chicken from the grocery store to save time.

This dish is created to have a low spice level (in order to make it more kid-friendly!). Feel free to add a dash of cayenne pepper if you want to kick it up a notch!

Baked Burrito Bowls

This simple dish is full of protein, fibre and veggies. It makes an excellent crowd-pleasing meal that leaves everyone feeling full and satisfied.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup corn frozen
  • 1 (14oz) can black beans strained and rinsed
  • 6 cups shredded chicken pre-cooked
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup cheese grated
  • 1 1/2 cups basmati rice pre-cooked

Toppings for Serving

  • Avocado
  • Green Onion
  • Salsa
  • Sour Cream
  • Cilantro
  • Lime juice


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. 
  • In a large pan melt butter and sautée onion and bell pepper until soft. Add garlic and cook until translucent.
  • Add corn, black beans, tomato paste, chicken broth and spices. Cook at medium-high heat for 5 minutes.
  • Spoon rice into a 9×13 baking dish (or casserole dish). Mix in shredded chicken. Add the pepper, black bean and corn mixture. Top with shredded cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve with toppings of choice.
Keyword baked burrito bowl, burrito, burrito bowl

There you have it! I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do in our household. Looking for another delicious dish? Try this loveable Naan-Bread Pizza!

What are your favourite burrito bowl toppings? Tell me in the comments below!

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