PLANT-BASED BURRITO

 
 
 
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WHY THIS MADE THE CUT


Purists will disagree but we're defining a burrito as anything you can wrap up in a tortilla. This makes the burrito incredibly versatile, however up to you how healthy you make it. Be sure to look for whole grain, high-fiber tortillas and pack them with lots of nutritious veggies. Also a convenient way to consume leftovers.

 

INGREDIENTS


Core Ingredients: There's a plethora of ways you can take a burrito. We'll highlight two different options — Mexican & Mediterranean. 

  • Mediterranean Style
    • Tortilla
    • Hummus
    • Falafel
    • Tomatoes
    • Cucumber
    • Tahini
    • Hot Sauce
  • Mexican Style
    • Tortilla
    • Beans
    • Peppers
    • Onions
    • Avocado
    • Salsa or Hot Sauce

Optional Ingredients:

  • Rice
  • Quinoa
  • Sweet potato
  • Tofu
  • Mock meat beef crumbles
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Corn
  • Broccoli
  • Hot sauce
  • Lime 
  • Non-dairy cheese
  • Non-dairy sour cream
 

DIRECTIONS


  1. Cook veggies - Chop up the veggies you're using and add to a hot frying pan with oil.
  2. Heat tortilla in oven for 5 minutes (optional)
  3. Assemble - Lay the tortilla out on a square of aluminum foil. Add all the ingredients and roll it up.
 

PLANT60 APPROVED RECIPES


Want to enhance your burrito game even more? Peep this Ultimate Veggie Burrito from Shay Ola with Jamie Oliver. Shay creates beautiful Mexican street food inspired recipes

 
 

Check out this Roasted Chickpea & Broccoli Burrito recipe from Thug Kitchen. We like how they char the broccoli in the oven for some extra smokey flavor.