Quick and Easy Fajita Rice Bowls [vegan, WFPB]

Quick and Easy Fajita Rice Bowls

Bowls, bowls, bowls. Everywhere you look now, from magazines to Pinterest, there are recipes for bowls.  VegInspired likes to be trendy, so we whipped up this creative vegan, whole-food, plant-based fajita bowl just in time for Cinco de Mayo!  We hope you enjoy it! We served ours with white rice, but you could use brown rice or quinoa.  For our 2015 Cinco de Mayo recipes, click here!



Quick and Easy Fajita Rice Bowls

Quick and Easy Fajita Rice Bowls

Whole food goodness in a bowl!


Black beans

  • 2 cans black beans, we used the spicy black beans from Whole Foods, 365 brands
  • Juice of 1/2 lime


  • 3 bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • jalapeños to taste, seeds removed, sliced thin (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 pack of seitan, sliced (we used Sweet Earth Foods)
  • Mixed greens
  • lime juice



  1. Reduce beans in their juice/sauce in skillet over medium heat until thickened, add lime juice and salt and pepper to taste 


  1. Heat non-stick skillet over medium heat for the fajitas
  2. Add peppers and onions, let brown for several minutes without stirring
  3. Stir, then add spices and salt, cook briefly until spices are toasted
  4. Add water and seitan, cover and cook until onions are soft/crisp tender
  5. Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Toss mixed greens in lime juice just before serving
Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

Build your Bowl

In a bowl, place dressed greens, rice, fajitas, and black beans. Top with avocado, lime juice, hot sauce, or even some vegan sour cream.
Happy Cinco de Mayo!!

Stay VegInspired

XO, Kathy