vegan black bean fajita bowls

Vegan Black Bean Fajita Bowls

  • Author: Tiffany La Forge
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 1
  • Category: vegetarian, vegan


Vegan Black Bean Fajita Bowls are full of flavor and plant-based protein.


For the Black Beans:

  • 2/3 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh salsa

For the Cilantro Lime Rice:

  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 teaspoon avocado oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice (1/4 small lime)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

For the Sauteed Peppers and Onions:

  • 1 teaspoon avocado oil
  • 1 cup green, red, or yellow pepper strips
  • 1/4 cup sliced sweet onion
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Bowls:

  • 1/4 avocado (optional)
  • Queso Fresco or vegan queso (optional)
  • Fresh chopped cilantro
  • Lime
  • Fresh salsa
  • 2/3 cup mango slices


Make the Cilantro Lime Rice:

  1. Cook brown rice according to package directions. Combine cooked brown rice with avocado oil, lime zest, lime juice, salt, pepper, and fresh cilantro.

Sauté the Peppers and Onions:

  1. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and sauté the peppers, onions, and garlic until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Season with oregano, salt, and pepper.

Assemble Bowls:

  1. Mix the rinsed and drained black beans with the salsa. Put the Cilantro Lime Rice on the bottom of the bowl and top with the pepper and onions, black beans, 1/4 avocado, fresh salsa, and Queso Fresco. Garnish with additional fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime, with fresh mango on the side. Enjoy!