How To Make Easy Beef Burrito Bowls

How To Make Easy Beef Burrito Bowls: combine seasoned beef, Pico de Gallo, rice, lettuce and all the toppings for this easy and delicious recipe.
how to make burrito bowls

If you’ve ever wondered how to make beef burrito bowls at home, we have a great and easy to make recipe to share with you.  These delicious and healthy burrito bowls are customizable to fit everyone’s tastes, making this a recipe the whole family will love.

beef burrito bowls

These burrito bowls have become a family favourite at our house.  My the best thing about this spicy mexican favourite is that everyone can make them exactly how they like them, and customize them for their personal preferences with their favorite burrito toppings.  Don’t like salsa, leave it out, adore avocados, put some extra in.  Everyone always loves burrito bowl night, and if you love Mexican food, you will too.  And these steak burrito bowls are the perfect idea for a party or get together too where everyone can add their own favorite toppings and ingredients.

how to make burrito bowls at home

This is also a great make head for meal prep.  If you’re looking for a great dish for busy weeknights this is an easy weeknight dinner.  My favorite part of making this is the great leftovers.  Make lunch the easy way, and use the leftovers for an easy lunch the next day.   I love easy meals like this one, where you can prepare different components and then change up each one you put together.

how to make burrito bowls

Yield: 8

Beef Burrito Bowls

Beef Burrito Bowls
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


Steak Seasoning

  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp dry oregano


  • 4 steaks, about 1 ½ lbs total
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced

Pico de Gallo

  • 2 tomatoes cubed
  • ½ large onion diced
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • ¼ tsp salt

Burrito Bowls

  • 8 servings cooked white rice or brown rice
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 cups black beans or kidney beans
  • 2 cups corn
  • 1/4 cup hot pickled peppers
  • 1/4 cup black sliced olive
  • 1/4 cup sliced spring onions
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 sliced avocado
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • hot sauce (optional)
  • 8 lime wedges
  • 4 cups tortilla chips


    1. To make the steak seasoning, combine all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
    2. For the steak, slice the steak into ¼ inch strips. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a large skillet. Combine steak strips, steak seasoning, and onion and cook for about 5 minutes over medium-high heat, or until rare to well done, depending on your personal preference.
    3. Next, to make the pico de gallo, combine all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
    4. Now to assemble a burrito bowl combine warm cooked rice, cooked beef mixture and shredded lettuce along with any of the other ingredients and enjoy.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1652Total Fat: 91gSaturated Fat: 33gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 45gCholesterol: 364mgSodium: 1186mgCarbohydrates: 105gFiber: 16gSugar: 10gProtein: 107g

How To Make Burrito Bowls with Ground Beef, Chicken, or Tofu

If steak isn’t your favourite feel free to substitute with a different protein that you prefer.  Use ground beef for more of a traditional taco meat filling makes  delicious ground beef burrito bowls.  Chicken is also a great option for a chicken burrito bowl, or try using ground turkey as another option.  If you prefer tofu, substitute it for the beef.  Try using the steak seasoning with any other protein to create whichever option you prefer for your own bowl.

burrito bowls recipe

how to make a burrito bowl at home

Customize Them For Preferences Or Dietary Restrictions

These burrito bowls are so great for entertaining.  They’re really easy to make and guests always love that they can customize them to exactly what they want.  If you’re feeding a crowd that includes some dietary restrictions, this burrito bowl bar is so perfect. It’s easy to make them vegetarian, dairy free, or gluten free depending on your needs.  Make this a low carb dish by substituting cauliflower rice in the place of regular rice.

what's in a burrito bowl?

how to make a burrito bowl

This easy beef burrito bowl recipe uses simple ingredients that need minimal prep and deliver so much flavor.  It’s a great way to enjoy more fresh veggies in a really delicious and easy easy way full of everyone’s absolute favorite flavors of Mexican food.  You can combine the ingredients in so many different ways, that everyone will love these.

With these easy beef burrito bowls, life really is a party!

More Recipe Inspiration

You might also like our Butter Chicken Pizza Recipe here.

Butter Chicken Pizza: use frozen naan bread and jarred butter chicken sauce from the grocery store, for this quick and easy butter chicken pizza recipe.

Also check out Mom’s Easy Lasagna Recipe here.

Easy Lasagna with cottage cheese: this is a great make-ahead, and it freezes well. Easy to put together, and sure to be a family favourite.

You might also enjoy Tortellini and Italian Sausage Soup Recipe here.

Tortellini and Italian Sausage Soup: this hearty soup is a real crowd pleaser with tender pasta, loads of veggies, and delicious Italian sausage.


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