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Macro Friendly Panera Baja Bowl: A Fiesta For Your Taste Buds

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Macro Friendly Panera Baja Bowl

Tami Smith
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 bowls
Calories 453 kcal


  • 2 large dining bowls
  • 1 Can opener (if your canned goods don’t include a pop-top)
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Cutting Board


  • 1 regular Microwavable package of cilantro lime rice (I used Seeds of Change)
  • 8 oz. cooked, shredded chicken breast (rotisserie or canned chicken will work here, too)
  • ½ cup diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup canned corn
  • 2 tbsp plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp cilantro lime sauce
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
  • Optional toppings: avocado, feta cheese, lime wedges for fresh squeezed lime juice


  • Microwave your rice by following the package instructions.
  • Split the rice between two bowls. Add chicken, corn, beans, and tomatoes to the bowl.
  • Scoop a Greek yogurt dollop, drizzle with lime sauce, and top with fresh cilantro.
  • Mix everything together and enjoy!


These Copycat Panera Baja Bowls are super versatile. Feel free to make them your own by customizing the toppings and flavor profiles.


Calories: 453kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 30gFat: 15g
Keyword high protein, macro friendly
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