This easy Low Carb Chicken Burrito Bowl recipe is made with protein packed and fiber-filled beans, riced cauliflower, fresh tomatoes, avocado, cheddar, and your favorite seasoned protein. This meal is healthy, flavorful, and a favorite for meal preppers!

This low-carb chicken burrito bowl recipe includes my easy guacamole and delicious pico de gallo recipe. Use microwave-ready packets of brown rice or other grains to cut down on cooking time.

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black beans rinsed and drained is an ingredient for the low carb burrito bowl
cauliflower rice is an ingredient for a low carb burrito bowl
  • red pepper
  • green pepper
  • black beans
  • cauliflower rice
  • tomatoes
  • onion
  • avocado
  • limes
  • cilantro
  • taco seasonings
  • chicken or steak (optional)

See the recipe card for quantities.


If you know how to make the recipe fit a certain diet, let the reader know here.

  • Lettuce – instead of rice or cauliflower, you can use romaine lettuce or spinach
  • Vegetarian – you can omit the seasoned meat to make this vegetarian


When making low-carb burrito bowls, the possibilities are endless, but here are some more ideas:

  • Spicy – add red pepper flakes to your fajita or taco seasoning to add some more heat to the dish
  • Salsa: Add your favorite salsa (mild, medium, or hot) on top of the bowl
  • Beans: Change the beans from black beans to pinto if you prefer
  • Salad– add your favorite lettuce or salad blend with an avocado ranch dressing to make this a salad
  • Kid-friendly – Keep all of the ingredients separate and have the option of tortillas so the kiddos can build their own taco or bowl

Looking for more inspiration? Check out this black bean taco salad or this authentic steak taco with cilantro and onion dish!

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Low Carb Chicken Burrito Bowl

Stacey Dohman, MS, RDN
This low carb burrito bowl is a perfect lunch recipe that you can meal prep for the week.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine low carb, meal prep, Mexican
Servings 8
Calories 124 kcal


  • ½ green bell pepper thinly sliced
  • ½ red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • ½ white onion thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup cooked brown rice I love the ALDI brand microwave pouches
  • ¼ cup cooked quinoa I love the ALDI brand microwave pouches
  • 2 cups riced cauliflower cooked garlic or plain
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • ¼ cup guacamole
  • ¼ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup pico de gallo
  • 3 Tbsp taco seasoning divided
  • ½ cup canned black beans rinsed and drained
  • 6 oz cooked and seasoned fajita meat chicken or beef optional


Calories: 124kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 8gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 223mgPotassium: 321mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 550IUVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 55mgIron: 1mg
Keyword low carb burrito bowl, meal prep
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Food safety

Check out these food safety tips:

  • Cook chicken to a minimum temperature of 165 °F (74 °C)
  • Do not use the same utensils for cooked food, that previously touched raw meat
  • Wash hands after touching raw meat
  • Don’t leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
  • Never leave cooking food unattended
  • Use oils with a high smoking point to avoid harmful compounds
  • Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove

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