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Elote Bowl

This Elote Bowl meal is a healthy meal option full of robust flavors! Tangy and bright with a hint of sweetness from the corn, this bowl meal is sure to be a hit!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 3 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro + extra for serving
  • 1 garlic clove finely minced
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup queso fresco + extra for serving
  • 12 oz bag of frozen corn
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • cooked rice
  • avocado
  • tomatoes
  • arugula


  • In a medium bowl combine the lime juice, lime zest, chili powder, cilantro, garlic, mayonnaise, sour cream and queso fresco. Stir until well combined.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over medium heat and then add the corn and cook through.
  • Once fully cooked, add the corn to the sauce mixture and stir to combine.
  • In bowls, add cooked rice, and top with the corn mixture. Add in greens, avocado, tomatoes, and any extra cilantro or lime juice you'd like to finish off the dish.

For Meal Prep

  • If you'd like to make this for meal prep, follow the above instructions 1-3 and then store the corn and rice in separate containers in the fridge for up to 3 days. When ready to eat, toss the rice and corn together and heat, and then top with any additional toppings you like.
Keyword elote, elote bowl, salad