Quick and Healthy Dinner for $4

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If you’re looking for an affordable, budget friendly healthy dinner for the entire family – this blog post is for you!  Today I’m sharing a recipe that serves 4 people for only $4! This deconstructed burrito bowl with cilantro lime rice costs just ONE DOLLAR per person!

For this video I’ve collaborated with Sophie Uliano and she is also sharing a 4 for $4 meal which you can watch here!

Deconstructed Burrito Bowl

$1 per serving!
Print Recipe
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:35 minutes


  • 1 cup dry brown rice
  • 2 limes
  • 1/3 bunch cilantro
  • 2 cups black beans
  • 3 roma tomatoes
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 2 radish
  • 2 carrots


  • Add the dry rice to a pot with 2 cups of water, bring to a boil and simmer, covered for 35 minutes.
  • Next slice the onion and dice the garlic, then peel the carrots and shred or grate.
  • Finally sliced the radish and chop the tomatoes.
  • Saute the sliced onion in a pan with coconut oil over medium heat for 5 minutes,
  • then add the diced garlic and saute for 3 more minutes.
  • Once the rice is finished, add the juice from one whole lime and the chopped cilantro, and stir.
  • Dish up and serve, enjoy!
Servings: 4
Author: Healthy Grocery Girl

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