Taco al Pastor Rainbow Bowl

December 4, 2023  Happy Chef Avatar
Taco al Pastor Rainbow Bowl


Are you looking for a colorful and delicious vegan-friendly dish that has a distinctive flavor? If so, you’ll love the Taco Al Pastor Rainbow Bowl! This gluten-free dish is full of delicious vegetables and vegan-friendly proteins, all served up in a beautiful rainbow of colors. The best part? You can make it in just 30 minutes.

Taco Al Pastor Rainbow Bowl is inspired by the traditional “al pastor” taco dish from Mexico. It typically features marinated pork and pineapple. Our vegan version is full of flavor and a variety of colors and textures. From a base of black rice or quinoa to crisp bell peppers, sweet corn, and creamy avocado, this dish is sure to satisfy the heartiest appetite.

For an added touch of Mexican-inspired flavor, this dish is drizzled with a creamy and flavorful cilantro lime dressing. This dressing is full of bright citrus notes and creamy texture that enhances each bite. A sprinkle of fresh cilantro, jalapenos, and Cotija cheese complete the dish and give it an exciting burst of color and flavor.


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4


– 2 cups cooked black rice or quinoa
– 2 bell peppers, thinly sliced
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
– 1 cup corn
– 1 avocado, sliced
– 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
– 1/4 cup vegan sour cream
– 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
– 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced
– 1/2 cup crumbled vegan Cotija cheese


1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. Place bell peppers on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with chili powder and toss to coat.

3. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until peppers are slightly charred and tender.

4. Meanwhile, cook black rice or quinoa according to package instructions.

5. In a small bowl, combine lime juice, vegan sour cream, and cilantro.

6. To assemble the bowls, divide black rice or quinoa among four bowls. Top each bowl with bell peppers, corn, avocado, cilantro lime dressing, jalapenos, and vegan Cotija cheese.

7. Serve immediately and enjoy!


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