Chipotle Just Added New Vegan and Vegetarian Bowls

By
Both new ‘Lifestyle Bowls’ are built from existing menu options

Chipotle’s slew of diet-specific menu options now includes vegan and vegetarian “Lifestyle Bowls.”

To kick off 2019, Chipotle introduced “Lifestyle Bowls,” which took the guesswork out of creating Whole 30-, paleo-, and keto-compliant meals. Now the fast-casual chain is expanding how it caters to different diets by offering vegan and vegetarian options for plant-based eaters who can’t manage to figure it out for themselves.

How Fast Food Has Changed Since You Were in High School

Although it’s something you’ve long been able to order if you’re a vegan and choose to build your own bowl, Chipotle’s new vegan Lifestyle Bowl includes the chain’s plant-based Sofritas, brown rice, black beans, tomato salsa, chili-corn salsa and lettuce. With all those plants and grains, it sounds like one of the healthiest things to order from Chipotle

Their vegetarian bowl also sounds like a healthy option. It includes pinto beans, brown rice, fajita veggies, tomato salsa, chili-corn salsa and sour cream — because it’s not vegan — as well as a scoop of guacamole.

Related

Chipotle’s guacamole is actually vegan, but the vegan bowl already comes with a protien (Sofritas). You can actually get guac on your vegan bowl for free if you choose the guacamole as your protein instead of the plant-based meat substitute. You just have to build your own bowl instead of ordering the pre-selected Lifestyle Bowl option. Don’t worry about missing out on the Sofritas — beans and rice actually equal a complete protein. Wake up, Chipotle! Even vegans deserve to eat an avocado every day.