Email Link SMS X Search Clock Right Arrow Caret down Caret up Caret left Caret right Thumbs up Speech Audio on Replay Plus Minus

Day 5 Of Tasty's 7-Day Make-Ahead Meal Plan

Today's meals come together in no time.

Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed

Follow along by getting each day's recipes emailed to directly to you. Just enter your email address below:

(If you can't see the sign-up box above, enter your email address here.)

Advertisement

Advertisement

It's day five of Tasty's Make-Ahead Meal Plan.

Today's recipes are all about convenience (and breakfast tacos!). Lunch is a zesty cilantro and lime chicken rice bowl. Dinner is the rest of the black bean soup. And for a snack, those crispy chickpeas you prepped — a super easy day thanks to leftovers.

DAY FIVE RECIPES: Find complete instructions below. For a printable doc with the entire week's recipes, click here.

Let's get cooking!

Advertisement

Advertisement

Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed
Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed

Everybody loves breakfast tacos. These make use of that fresh pico you made and pairs it with fluffy scrambled eggs and black beans. Not a cilantro fan? Just leave it out.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Scrambled Egg Breakfast Tacos

Taylor Miller/BuzzFeed

Ingredients:

2 large eggs

¼ teaspoon kosher salt

Pinch of ground black pepper

1 teaspoon olive oil

2 small corn tortillas

¼ cup pico de gallo (meal prepped, see recipe)

2 tablespoons canned black beans, drained and rinsed

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Preparation:

1. Crack eggs into a small bowl, add salt and pepper, and whisk to combine.

2. Heat olive oil in a nonstick pan over medium heat and add egg mixture. Using a rubber spatula, cook eggs until firm, stirring often. Evenly distribute eggs over tortillas.

3. Top each taco with pico de gallo, black beans, and cilantro.

3. Enjoy!

*Vegan/Vegetarian Substitution: Omit the scrambled eggs and increase black beans to ⅓ cup.

Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed

Advertisement

Advertisement

Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed

This power bowl makes use of all the food you prepped and throws it into one delicious bowl. Easy, fresh, and filling.

Cilantro-Lime Chicken and Rice Bowl

Taylor Miller/BuzzFeed

Ingredients:

½ cup cooked brown rice (meal prepped, see recipe)

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro, divided

1 cup roasted sheet tray veggies (meal prepped, see recipe)

¼ cup pico de gallo (meal prepped, see recipe)

½ cup shredded rotisserie chicken

1 lime wedge

2 tablespoons Greek yogurt

1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

Preparation:

1. Place rice in a serving bowl and top with roasted veggies, pico de gallo, shredded chicken, lime wedge, a dollop of Greek yogurt and chopped cilantro.

2. Enjoy!

*Vegan/Vegetarian Substitution: Omit shredded chicken and replace with ½ cup black beans.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed
Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed

The best kind of dinner is the one that's already made. Just grab your leftover soup, heat it up, and top it with fresh cilantro, onion, and lime. Oh, and you'll have a bit of avocado leftover — so feel free to dice some up and throw it on top.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Black Bean Vegetarian Soup

Ingredients:

1 ½ cups black bean vegetarian chili (leftovers, see recipe)

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons diced red onion (the rest of the red onion)

1 lime wedge

Preparation:

1. Heat the leftover soup and top with cilantro, red onion, and lime wedge.

3. Enjoy!

Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed

Advertisement

Advertisement

Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed

Just grab half a cup of those crispy chickpeas you roasted and get snackin'!

Didn't make 'em? Get the recipe here.

See a video with all of today's recipes below:

youtube.com

Advertisement

Advertisement

And that's a wrap on day five!

NBC

Ready for day six? Get the recipes here.

Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed

* Note: These recipes are part of a week-long budget meal plan that includes meal prepping several items in advance — like cooking grains or roasting veggies. That way, you spend less time cooking and more time eating during the week. Vegan and vegetarian substitutions are not included in the shopping list.

JUMP TO:
Overview | Prep Day | Day One | Day Two | Day Three | Day Four | Day Five | Day Six | Day Seven

EXTRAS:
Grocery List | Calendar | Printable Recipes | Money-Saving Tips | Things To Know

Advertisement

Advertisement

TRENDING RECIPES

Advertisement

Advertisement

LATEST TASTY GUIDES

24 Legitimately Easy Dinners That'll Feed Your Whole Family
15 Fresh Spring Dinners You Can Make In A Slow Cooker
19 Easy And Healthy Snack Combos That Actually Taste Good

Advertisement

Advertisement

16 Kids Lunch Ideas You Can Whip Up In The Morning
25 (Really Good) Recipes To Make In March
29 Life-Changing Quesadillas You Need To Know About

Advertisement

Advertisement

25 Healthy Instant Pot Dinners That Aren't Hard To Make
7 Quick Dinners To Make This Week
17 Instant Pot Cheat Sheets You Should Definitely Know About

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Share on Pinterest Share on Pinterest Pinterest Pinterest Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Email Share on Email More More