This post is part of a monthly series brought to you by Meijer to share the savings you can experience in their store and online. Like all posts on Basilmomma.com all opinions are my own and the thoughts therein were created solely by me to educate and hopefully inspire!
Whether you are getting reacquainted with your back to school routine or your schedule is a hectic one, chances are that you need a few recipe ideas to maximize the time you have to get a meal on the table. Today, I am sharing one of my favorite meal ideas. This Tex-Mex Chicken Burrito Bowl is a favorite in our house as it is a twist on my husbands signature dish- taco salad.
This meal is satisfying in so many ways and doesn’t load on the calories and fat. I prepared all of the ingredients at the same time so that it all could be assembled quickly. I took advantage of a few great sales at Meijer by using both the in-store ad as well as their mPerks app on my phone. You can also use any applicable coupons for even more savings, I just didn’t happen to have any on this particular shopping trip.
I am not sharing this recipe in the typical manner I usually do so that I can detail the steps I took to make this and in what order.
Tex-Mex Chicken Burrito Bowl
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
zest of 1 lime
4 ears of corn
4 oz BBQ sauce
4 oz sour cream or Greek yogurt
1 small tomato, diced
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 C of cooked brown rice
6 C of romaine lettuce, chopped
4 ears of corn, with husk still on
tortilla strips or chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees (alternately you could grill the chicken or pan saute it).
Cover a sheet pan with foil and place the chicken on it.
Dust chicken with salt, pepper and lime zest.
Bake until cooked- which depends on the size of your chicken (30 minutes roughly)
While chicken is cooking, place ears of corn, 2 at a time, in the microwave for 3 minutes.
Allow to cool and remove husk and silks, cut kernals off of cob.
Make creamy avocado sauce.
Rinse and drain black beans.
Thinly slice chicken.
Layer each ingredient evenly amongst 4 bowls or plates ,starting with lettuce.
Top with tortilla strips.
Drizzle with bbq sauce, sour cream and creamy avocado sauce.
Last month in my Meijer recipe series I shared a light summer meal- Chicken Salad 4 Ways, which uses one of my favorite things: pre-cooked rotisserie chicken! If you are looking for a few quick, easy and oh so perfect for back to school time recipes look no further! The best part is that most of these recipes can be made with items that are easy to find and on sale commonly at Meijer! Click on each graphic for the post.
I hope you got some great ideas for quick and healthy back to school meals! Please let me know what YOU like to make in your house. I will just be over here snacking on this Tex-Mex Chicken Burrito Bowl. I kind of love it!
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