Easy Vegan Burritos

I LOVE burritos/wraps/bowls- whatever you want to call them or however you want to have them, they’re delicious! This is one of my staple meals that I make probably every week as it’s delicious, filling, healthy & usually flows into the next days Lunch too- winner!

What Will I Need?

– Quorn Chicken Pieces
– Cumin
– Paprika
– Oil
– Red Onion
– Fresh Chilli
– Corriander
– Tomatoes
– Peppers
– Lettuce
– Cucumber
– Wholemeal wrap (optional)
– Salsa/Guac (optional)

What Do I Do?

If you’re sceptical about Quorn, I hear ya! When I first became vegetarian I hated the thought of eating something that was trying to be meat as I really don’t like the texture and thought it would freak me out. I avoided Quorn for a long time, but then I discovered these lovely chicken pieces when I was away with my family and my Brother cooked it- and I LOVED it. I don’t like the chicken breasts/steaks etc but the pieces are perfect for salads/wraps/curries as they don’t have a chewy texture, but it makes your meat free meal a lot more substantial

OK so, first of all I spray some fry light oil into a wok and chuck in my Quorn chicken pieces- I use a couple of handfuls as I usually have it for my Dinner and Lunch the following day. Once the ‘quicken’ (as I like to call it) is in the pan, I add some paprika and cumin (amount depends on your preference) and leave this to cook for 10-15 minutes on a low heat as I get everything else prepared


Next I chopp my wrap ingredients – a handful of lettuce, half a red onion, large handful of coriander, 1 tomato, half a pepper and half a red chilli. I recommend really finely dicing these ingredients (especially onion and coriander) as it makes the ingredients all mix together a lot smoother


Now I add these ingredients to my wrap! You don’t have to have a wrap of course- I usually do for my Dinner to make it more filling, but for Lunch I tend to have it it as a burrito bowl/salad to keep it lighter

After adding my salad ingredients, I then add the ‘Quicken’ pieces, followed by my chosen sauces. Mine of course was my homemade salsa and guac!

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This probably takes me 20 minutes to make max and it’s so delicious and filling! Whats one of your staple mid-week meals?

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Fresh Salsa & Guacamole Recipe

I adore fresh & healthy burritos, especially with seasoned quorn chicken and some home made salsa & guac. I made black bean burritos for my family this weekend, and had some of my dips left over for a naked burrito/salad this week and it was delicious.

I thought i’d share with you my favourite recipes for Salsa & Guacamole…

Medium Fresh Salsa

What Will I Need?

– 1 Tin of Chopped Tomatoes
– 1 Bell Pepper (chopped)
– 1 Red Onion (diced)
– 1 Lime
– Handful of Coriander
– 1tsp Ground Cumin
– 1 Red Chilli
– Salt & Pepper

What Do I Do?

After dicing the ingredients finely, add them all to a bowl plus the juice of 1 full lime & mix

Chunky Guacamole

What Will I Need?

– 1 Large Tomato
– 1 :Lime
– 2 Ripe & Ready Avocados
– 1 Red Onion
– 1 Red Chilli
– Handful of Coriander

What Do I Do?

Finely chop the tomato & add to a bowl. Half the avocado, remove the stone and scoop out the flesh – chop this up onto small pieces (not necessary, but I find it easier to mix) and add this to your bowl. Then add your finely diced onion, chilli & coriander. Squeeze the juice of 1 full lime into your bowl and mix. To get a good consistency, I tend to use a potato masher to really mix all ingredients together

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