This Beef Barbacoa Burrito Bowl is a Mexican delight made with fresh and nutritious ingredients perfect for those looking for something delicious post-workout meal or a healthy lunch option.
The lean beef has been marinated so it has the perfect succulent texture and flavour and is served with white rice, kidney beans, onions and cheese for some added flavour. It you are looking for a healthier alternative to one of your favourite Mexican dishes than this meal is the perfect choice for you!
The beef is high in protein containing essential amino acids required by the body as well as being high in iron, zinc and B vitamins. Beef is a great source of selenium, a mineral that most of use don’t get enough of! Selenium plays a very important role in maintaining a healthy immune system as well as playing a key role in metabolism.
Kidney beans certainly pack a punch when it comes to their nutritional value. They help to lower levels of LDL or bad cholesterol in the body without effecting levels of HDL or good cholesterol in the body helping to maintain a healthy heart. They are low in fat and rich in complex carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and plant-based protein.
The macronutrient profile of this meal is 29g carbohydrates, 53g protein and 19g fat all perfectly portioned in a 500 calorie meal. The high protein content means that this meal is a great choice after a workout to help repair your muscles as well as being the perfect fuel to keep you going throughout the day.