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These instant Pot fiesta rice bowls are a vegetarian, gluten-free recipe that works great for meal prep! Just dump it all in the Instant Pot, press the button, and you’re done!

Recipes like this Instant Pot Cajun rice and sausage and these Moroccan Instant Pot lentils are life savers on busy week days – there is something so satisfying about dumping a bunch of ingredients into the Instant Pot and letting it work it’s magic. These Instant Pot fiesta rice bowls are another dump and go meal to add to your meal prep rotation!

These fiesta rice bowls are made with all the delicious ingredients of a vegetarian burrito, but deconstructed into a meal prep bowl. Made with pantry staples such as basmati rice, black beans, corn, peppers, tomatoes and taco seasoning, these rice bowls are loaded with veggies, and get a ton of flavor while cooking.

This is meal prep at it’s easiest – just dump all the ingredients in the instant pot and pressure cook – no sautéing required! Best of all, for about 15 minutes of active cooking time, you get six lunch portions, and you can freeze some for later!

Reasons you’ll ♡ this recipe

  • it’s packed with delicious flavors from the taco seasoning and green chilies
  • you can meal prep this recipe as a freezer Instant Pot meal, or by portioning out leftovers in meal prep containers
  • there’s a ton of veggies involved, and each serving packs 18 g of vegetarian protein

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