Easy Bulgogi Bowl - Meal Prep

Indulge in a classic taste of Korean cuisine with this easy bulgogi bowl! “Bulgogi,” meaning “fire meat” in Korean, offers a unique blend of smoky, sweet, and savory flavors. In this tasty dish, tender and juicy ground beef is combined with a variety of veggies and marinated with Korean barbecue sauce for a simple yet delicious lunch or dinner!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Lunch
Cuisine Korean
Servings 8
Calories 485 kcal


  • 2 lb. 90/10 Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 - Cups Brown Rice
  • 4 - Bell Peppers
  • 1 - Sweet Onion
  • Sliced Carrots
  • Olive Oil
  • Korean Barbeque Sauce (Bought or Prepared)


  • Sliced Cucumber
  • Kimchi
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Chives or Spring Onions


  • Pour rice into a medium saucepan and rinse to remove excess starch.
  • Add 4 cups water and 2 tsp. olive oil to saucepan.
  • Bring rice to a boil, then reduce heat and cover. Let simmer for 45 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Dice bell peppers and sweet onion.
  • Drizzle a large pan with olive oil. Place over medium-high heat, then add the peppers and onions. Sauté until softened but not browned.
  • Add ground beef to softened vegetables. Cook until browned.
  • Drain any excess fat and return pan to burner.
  • Add sliced carrots and Korean barbecue sauce to taste. Stir to combine.
  • Remove vegetable and beef mixture from heat.
  • Spoon cooked rice into bowls, followed by beef and vegetable mixture. Enjoy!
  • Optional: Serve with sliced cucumber and kimchi or garnish with chopped scallions and sesame seeds.


Keyword Bulgogi Bowl

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