Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

Background and History:

The Black Bean Breakfast Bowl is a nutritious and satisfying dish that has gained popularity for its health benefits and versatility. Black beans are a staple in many Latin American and Caribbean cuisines, and this breakfast bowl is a delicious way to incorporate them into your morning routine. This dish is a fusion of flavors and textures, offering a delightful combination of protein, fiber, and vitamins to kickstart your day.


  • 1 cup of cooked black beans (canned or homemade)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup of cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup of salsa
  • 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish


  • Start by cooking quinoa according to the package instructions. This usually involves rinsing the quinoa, combining it with water, and simmering until fully cooked.
  • While the quinoa is cooking, warm the black beans in a small saucepan over medium heat. You can add a bit of water and some salt to season them.
  • In a separate pan, fry two eggs according to your preference. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Assemble your breakfast bowl by placing cooked quinoa at the bottom.
  • Top the quinoa with warmed black beans.
  • Add the fried eggs on top of the beans.
  • Arrange sliced avocado around the bowl.
  • Drizzle salsa over the ingredients, and if you prefer, sprinkle some shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro for a burst of flavor.
  • Serve your Black Bean Breakfast Bowl hot, and enjoy a wholesome and protein-rich start to your day.

Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: Approximately 500-600 per serving
  • Protein: Around 20-25 grams per serving
  • Fiber: About 12-15 grams per serving
  • Healthy fats from avocado and eggs
  • Rich in vitamins, including vitamin C, vitamin A, and folate


  • Customize your breakfast bowl with additional toppings like sliced tomatoes, jalapeños, or a dollop of Greek yogurt.
  • This dish is highly adaptable, and you can adjust the ingredients to suit your taste.

Allergy Warning:

  • If you have egg allergies, consider substituting the eggs with a tofu scramble or other protein sources. Additionally, be cautious if you have avocado allergies.
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