Derval's Burrito Bowl

Derval's Burrito Bowl

Created By: Derval O'Rourke

Preparation time 20 mins | Total Time 60 mins | Serves 2


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 200g lean minced beef
  • 300g brown rice
  • 3 tbsp natural yogurt
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 3 tbsp tomato puree
  • 60ml water
  • 300g kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 50g Lee Strand cheddar, grated


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and cook for about 5 minutes until soft. Add the cayenne pepper and paprika and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Stir in the mince and cook for about 8 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile cook the rice according to the packet. Mix the yogurt and lime juice in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. When the mince is cooked, stir in the tomato puree, water and kidney beans and heat through.
  5. Divide the cooked rice between two serving bowls. Add a layer of iceberg lettuce to each one, followed by a layer of avocado slices and a layer of spicy mince.
  6. Sprinkle the cheddar on top.