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by Desiree D’Amico RDN

If you love Chipotle Mexican Grill, try this at-home Chipotle-style bowl with Homemade Avocado Cilantro dressing. It is a treat for the senses, perfect for weeknight meals or doubled for weekend entertaining.


  • 1/2 cup rice
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1/2 a rep pepper
  • 1/2 a white onion 
  • Romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup cheese
  • 1/2 avocado


  • 1/2 avocado
  • Handful of cilantro
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 TBSP lime juice


  1. Cook rice as directed, add in extra chopped cilantro and lime juice for an added kick
  2. Chop up pepper and onion, sauteed in olive oil for ~4-6 minutes and add salt, pepper and chili powder to taste
  3. Dice up tomato
  4. Drain can of black beans and sauteed over EVOO for ~8-10 minutes-add salt/pepper/onion powder to taste
  5. Make dressing-combine all ingredients in food processor, then add to romaine lettuce
  6. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, adding cheese and avocado on top, feel free to add a protein of choice but this is also great on its own!