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Quick and Healthy Dinner for $4

Quick and Healthy Dinner for $4

If you’re looking for an affordable, budget friendly healthy dinner for the entire family – this blog post is for you!  Today I’m sharing a recipe that serves 4 people for only $4! This deconstructed burrito bowl with cilantro lime rice costs just ONE DOLLAR per person! 

For this video I’ve collaborated with Sophie Uliano and she is also sharing a 4 for $4 meal which you can watch here!

Deconstructed Burrito Bowl
Serves 4
$1 per serving!
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
  1. 1 cup (dry) brown rice
  2. 2 limes
  3. 1/3 bunch cilantro
  4. 2 cups black beans
  5. 3 roma tomatoes
  6. 4 garlic cloves
  7. 1/2 white onion
  8. 2 radish
  9. 2 carrots
  1. Add the dry rice to a pot with 2 cups of water, bring to a boil and simmer, covered for 35 minutes.
  2. Next slice the onion and dice the garlic, then peel the carrots and shred or grate.
  3. Finally sliced the radish and chop the tomatoes.
  4. Saute the sliced onion in a pan with coconut oil over medium heat for 5 minutes,
  5. then add the diced garlic and saute for 3 more minutes.
  6. Once the rice is finished, add the juice from one whole lime and the chopped cilantro, and stir.
  7. Dish up and serve, enjoy!
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Megan Roosevelt

Megan Roosevelt is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Host, Video Producer as well as the founder and CEO of Healthy Grocery Girl®

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