Meal Prep: Breakfast Fajita Bowls

Ever get tired of eating the same ol’ thing for breakfast? Or need to get off the eggs for awhlie? Try one of these breakfast burrito bowls!

 
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INGREDIENTS

  • Choose carb option

    • White potato

    • Sweet potato

    • White rice

    • Brown rice

  • Choose protein option

    • Extra lean ground beef

    • Extra lean ground turkey

  • Choose a pepper

    • Sweet peppers, yellow/orange/red

    • Green pepper

  • Sweet onion

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Garlic powder

  • Cumin

  • Chili powder

  • Olive oil

  • Salsa

  • Cilantro

  • OPTIONAL Ingredients

    • Mushrooms

    • Frozen corn

    • Black beans

    • Spinach

    • Zucchini

    • Riced cauliflower

    • Eggs

    • Chicken sausage

    • Jalapeno

    • Avocado or Wholly Guacamole

    • Hot sauce

    • Shredded cheese


COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

If you go with the potato option, follow steps 1 - 5
If you go with the rice option, follow steps 6 - 11 and prepare the rice as described on the package

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees

  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper

  3. Dice 3 - 4 large potatoes into 1 inch chunks (or smaller)

  4. Toss the potatoes in 1/2 TBSP olive oil and season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and chili powder

  5. Lay potatoes evenly on the baking sheet and let bake for 25 - 30 minutes

  6. While the potatoes are cooking, slice 2 - 3 peppers, 1/2 an onion and any other vegetable you’d like to add to your burrito bowl

  7. Spray a pan with non-stick and bring to medium-high heat. Add the vegetables and let cook until browned.

  8. Season the vegetables with salt, pepper, garlic powder, chili powder and a little cumin.

  9. Spray a separate pan with non-stick and bring to medium-high heat. Add the ground meat of your choice.

  10. Season the meat with salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder and garlic powder.

  11. Cook the meat until no pink remains.


MEAL INSTRUCTIONS

Once all three items are cooked through, you can take a two different approaches to how you want to prepare your meals.

  1. Dish it up into exact portions for the week.
    Fill 4 - 5 containers with potatoes, then meat, then vegetables.
    Add salsa, hot sauce, avocado/guac the morning of!

  2. Store each of the 3 items separately in the fridge and build your bowl each morning. You can reheat it in the pan, add salsa, shredded cheese, guac etc. each morning
    You could add a fresh egg too! Scrambled or sunny side-up right on top of your burrito bowl.

MyFitnessPal INSTRUCTIONS

Weigh each ingredient RAW and write down the measurements on a sheet of paper

Dish up your bowls as evenly as you can. Let’s say you get 5 bowls out of all the ingredients. Your “serving size” will be 5

Create a Recipe in MyFitnessPal

Enter ingredients manually

Enter each ingredient, plus their measurement

Save it

Or….

If you choose to keep the cooked foods in separate containers for the week and make a “fresh” breakfast each morning, enter items in your usually food log

“3 ounces, ground turkey, cooked”

“4 ounces, sweet peppers, cooked”

“4 ounces, russet potato, baked”

Just make sure to enter the COOKED version in your diary.