Healthy Vegetarian Burrito Recipes

Find healthy, delicious vegetarian burrito recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Vegan Burrito Bowls with Cauliflower Rice

Rating: 5 stars
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These meal-prep vegan burrito bowls are healthier and more flavorful than takeout. Make them early in the week for grab-and-go meals when days are busy. We use frozen cauliflower rice, a low-carb substitute for white or brown rice, to cut down on prep time.

Vegan Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Rating: 5 stars
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Having a stash of flavorful bean burritos in your freezer means you'll always have a satisfying plant-based meal ready for a grab-and-go breakfast on a busy morning or to take to the campsite for an easy campfire meal. Our vegan breakfast filling--made with tofu and prepared to mimic scrambled eggs--is tossed with beans, veggies and salsa for a delicious and ultra-satisfying meal.

Freezer Bean & Cheese Burritos

Rating: 4.86 stars
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This copycat version of store-bought frozen burritos is perfect for meal prepping. Make a big batch to store in the freezer for healthy packable lunches or a quick campsite meal.

Rice & Bean Freezer Burritos

Save money and sodium when you make a batch of homemade frozen burritos. Mashing the beans and mixing them with tomatoes, cheese and jalapeños before filling the healthy burritos means you get all the ingredients in each bite. Serve with your favorite toppings--we like sour cream, salsa and hot sauce.

Kitchen Sink Burritos

Rating: 5 stars
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This vegetarian bean burrito recipe is perfect any time of day, from breakfast (add a scrambled egg) to a late-night snack. It's also ideal for days when you need an energy boost to get through a draining event like a soccer tournament or a marathon meeting. Bonus: You can wrap it in foil and eat it on the go. Excerpted from The Dinner Plan by Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion, published by ABRAMS © 2017.

Spicy Refried Black Bean Burrito

Skip frozen burritos and make your own by spicing up a can of refried black beans with chopped pickled jalapeños. Serve this easy vegetarian dish with tortilla chips, if desired.

Super Breakfast Burritos

Burritos for breakfast? Loaded with beans, corn, salsa and cheese, this hearty meal will definitely get you up and going.

Grilled Vegetable Burritos

Whole-grain tortillas are filled with grilled vegetables, quickly returned to the grill and then served with a fresh cilantro pesto.

Salsa-Tofu Breakfast Burrito

Rating: 3 stars
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Even though this healthy breakfast burrito comes together in just 5 minutes, you can make this burrito even faster by skipping the skillet and combining the tofu, salsa, salt and pepper in a bowl and microwaving until hot, about 1 minute. Use soy cheese to make it a vegan burrito.

Scrambled Egg Burritos with Black Bean Salsa

Rating: 4.17 stars
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This protein-packed Southwestern egg burrito recipe is always a hit, whether you're serving it for breakfast, brunch, lunch or a casual dinner. The homemade black bean salsa recipe adds a special touch and takes just 10 minutes, but you can also use your favorite prepared salsa to make this faster.

Meatless Burritos

Everyone likes burritos, and this recipe makes enough to serve a crowd. For easy serve-alongs, pick up a fruit salad from the deli and a package or two of Mexican-style rice mix.

Breakfast Burritos

Rating: 4 stars
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These breakfast burritos, stuffed with potatoes, scallions, scrambled eggs and cheese, are a great way to start the day when you have time to sit down to a real meal. They also make a fabulous easy dinner. Add a side of black beans and some corn sautéed with chiles and lime juice, and you have breakfast for dinner, south-of-the-border style.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Curried Chickpea Burritos

Rating: Unrated
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Madras meets Mexican in this yummy cross-cultural mash-up of a burrito. The Indian-spiced chickpea-and-potato curry that fills these burritos can easily be prepared ahead of time. When you're ready, all you need to do is reheat and set it out with some warm tortillas for a last-minute roll-your-own-wrap supper.