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Simple Carne Asada Bowls

The perfect weeknight dinner. Mexican spiced seared beef, sprinkled with creamy Mexican cheese served on a bed of fragrant pilaf rice, along side a crunchy green salad. 
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 366kcal
Author Debs


  • 250 g pre cooked store bought brown basmati rice or make your own
  • 250 g bavette steak or other quick cooking cut
  • 150 g sweet corn
  • 150 g black beans
  • 1 head of baby gem lettuce shredded
  • 10 cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1 avocado
  • 50 g skim milk feta cheese


  • In
  • a skillet over a medium heat warm the rice. Once warmed transfer to a bowl and place in the oven to keep warm.
  • Turn the heat up to high and add a splash of olive oil to your pan.
  • Season the beef with salt and pepper and cook on high heat for about 3 minutes per side until the outside is charred.
  • Set aside to rest the beef before you slice it.
  • Shred the lettuce and warm the corn and beans in the skillet which will still be hot from the beef.
  • Wipe the skillet out with a paper towel first if you need to.
  • Assemble the bowls starting with the rice, lettuce, beef and beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado and some cheese. Serve with some tortilla chips if you like.