Recipe: Mix-&-Match Bowl | MOBE

Recipe: Mix-&-Match Bowl

Veggies, protein, whole grains, and seasonings combine to make a colorful, balanced, and healthy meal. You can swap out any of these ingredients for your favorites—there are no rules here, so have fun with it. This recipe makes one bowl. But you can increase the quantities for guests or prep meals for the week.

1. Vegetables

3 cups. Choose any combination below or add your own favorites.

  • Lettuce, cabbage, or other greens
  • Red or yellow peppers
  • Poblano peppers
  • Jalapeno peppers
  • Red, sweet, or green onions
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Carrots
  • Corn

2. Grains

½ cup. Your choice of whole grains.

  • Brown rice
  • Quinoa
  • Wild rice
  • Farro
  • Barley

3. Proteins

3 – 4 ounces. Select lean meats or plant-based proteins.

  • Tofu
  • Shrimp
  • Chicken
  • Beef
  • Pork
  • Black beans
  • Navy beans


  • Make seasoning. Combine 1 tablespoon each of chili powder, cumin, coriander, and paprika along with ½ tablespoon each of oregano, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Store leftover seasoning in an airtight container for up to 6 months and use for tacos, fajitas, and more.
  • Prepare vegetables and proteins. Sprinkle 1/2 tablespoon Tex-Mex seasoning on your favorite protein and chopped vegetables: roast, grill, or cook to your liking (or enjoy the veggies raw if you prefer).
  • Prepare grains. Follow package directions to cook your desired grains. Stir in a dash of Tex-Mex seasoning after they’ve cooked.
  • Combine. In a large bowl, combine your proteins, veggies, and grains. Garnish with cilantro, avocado, and lime.

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Tex-Mex bowl

Want some inspiration?

Check out our Tex-Mex Chicken and Veggie Bowl. There’s no limit to the flavor combinations you can create.