taco bowl

Beef Taco Bowls

The most delicious taco bowl recipe made with beef taco meat, cilantro-lime rice, homemade pico de gallo, beans, and a spicy Greek yougrt sauce.

Prep: 20 minutesCook: 40 minutesTotal: 1 hour
Fat 19 Carbs 55 Protein 27
Yield 4-6 1x


Ground Beef Tacos

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/4 cup taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup water

Cilantro Lime Rice

  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 1.75 cups water
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (not packed)
  • 3  tablespoons cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt*

Tomato and Onion Pico

  • ½ purple onion, finely diced
  • 1-pint cherry tomatoes, fourthed
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Spicy Greek Yogurt Drizzle

  • ½ cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Franks hot sauce (or any other hot sauce)
  • ½ tablespoon lime juice

Other ingredients

  • 1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 large avocados
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced (for serving)


  1. First, begin by preparing the cilantro lime rice. Follow the instructions HERE.
  2. Next, prepare the ground beef tacos. Follow the instructions HERE. Set aside.
  3. Create a tomato and onion pico de gallo by finely dicing ½ purple onion and cutting a pint of cherry tomatoes into fourths. Squeeze around a tablespoon of lime juice on top of it. Set aside.
  4. Make your spicy Greek yogurt drizzle by mixing together Greek yogurt, hot sauce and lime juice. Taste it and add more hot sauce, to taste.
  5. Drain and rinse your black beans and corn and slice 2 large avocados in half and set aside.
  6. Prep taco bowls by evenly distributing beef, pico, cilantro lime rice, black beans, and corn. Then, add in ½ avocado each and drizzle on the Greek yogurt topping. Finally, serve with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 Calories: 492 Sugar: 5 Fat: 19 Carbohydrates: 55 Fiber: 10 Protein: 27
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: Main MealMethod: Stove-TopCuisine: MexicanDiet: Gluten Free

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