Burrito Plate Recipe – easy and frugal for $2.20 per plate

Healthy Burrito Plate recipe for $2.20 and in 30 minutes. Serve with meat or as a vegetarian burrito bowl.

Have you ever tried a burrito without the wrap?

This burrito plate recipe is easy, fast, healthy and very affordable. You can prepare this recipe vegetarian or add chicken. For the chicken version I spend around $2.20 per plate. The vegetarian version is about $1.80 per plate. If you like this recipe you check out more frugal Mexican recipes HERE.

For my toddler I mixed some rice with corn and beans and topped it with the avocado dressing. He really enjoyed it. The frugal burrito plate recipe is a great family dinner idea, easy to prepare and healthy. I spend around 30 minutes to prepare everything.

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Easy Burrito Plate Recipe under 30 minutes and only $2.20 per serving. This is a healthy frugal dinner recipe and a great weight loss meal

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Easy Burrito Plate Recipe under 30 minutes and only $2.20 per serving. This is a healthy frugal dinner recipe and a great weight loss meal

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Cost of the Frugal Burrito Plate Recipe

2 chicken breast ($2.60)

1 lime ($0.29)

1 1/2 cup whit rice ($0.50)

salt, canola oil, cumin, garlic powder ($0.30)

1 can corn ($0.49)

1 can black beans ($0.59)

1/2 lettuce ($0.75)

2 avocados ($1.98)

4 T sour cream ($0.60)

2 tomatoes ($0.79)

The price of each item can vary by store and season. With the prices above you spend only $2.20 per plate. It doesn’t look like it, but this meal really fills you up!

Prepare the Frugal Burrito Plate Recipe

Instead of topping the plate with diced avocado I mixed them with sour cream, water, salt, cumin, lime juice and garlic powder in my Nutri Ninja to make the healthy dressing.

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Easy Burrito Plate Recipe under 30 minutes and only $2.20 per serving. This is a healthy frugal dinner recipe and a great weight loss meal

Burrito Plate Recipe

cheap meal can be healthy! Try this easy and frugal burrito plate. It serves 4 and is only $2.20 per plate. This healthy dinner recipe is cheap and great for the whole famliy.

Healthy Burrito Plate recipe for $2.20 and in 30 minutes. Serve with meat or as a vegetarian burrito bowl.

Yields: 4

  • 2 chicken breast, diced
  • 1 lime
  • 1 1/2 cup white rice
  • 3 3/4 cups water
  • 2 t salt
  • 1 t garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 T canola oil
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 can black beans
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 head lettuce, diced
  • 1 t cumin
  • 4 T sour cream
  • 2 avocados
  1. Cook the rice with 3 cups of water. Add the canola oil and juice of 1/2 lime
  2. Add the chicken to a pan with a little bit of oil. Season with salt and pepper and paprika powder (optional). Brown chicken until not pink anymore.
  3. Make avocado dressing: Put 2 peeled Avocado without core into a blender. Add 1 t salt, 1 t cumin, 1 t garlic powder, juice of 1/2 lime, 4 T sour cream, 3/4 cup water and blend.
  4. Prepare meat, rice, beans, corn, salad and tomatoes on a plate and top with the avocado dressing. Divide all ingredients into 4 servings.
  • Total time: 30

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Lisa
 

Hello, my name is Lisa Goodwin and I am the author of 2sharemyjoy.com. This blog is designed to help you save time and money while shopping for groceries and creating meal plans. You will also find great ways to reach your ideal weight and stay fit with fun, easy strategies (on a budget). [read more...]

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