Roasted Zucchini, Black Bean & Vegan Cheese Enchiladas
- Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 448.1
- Total Fat: 15.8 g
- Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
- Sodium: 292.6 mg
- Total Carbs: 67.0 g
- Dietary Fiber: 20.4 g
- Protein: 15.4 g
IntroductionAdapted from SproutedKitchen.com Adapted from SproutedKitchen.com
3 large zucchini/summer squash, 1/4'' dice (about 4 cups once chopped)
3 tsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
1 1/4 tsp. lemon pepper/garlic salt
1/2 of a small red onion or 4 green onions, finely chopped
1 15 oz. can/ 2 cups black beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup Daiya pepper jack vegan cheese shreds
10ish corn tortillas (the amount will depend on how full you stuff them)
12 oz. red enchilada sauce, see note above
/ for serving /
1 bunch of cilantro, chopped
squeeze of lime
While short on time, I use the enchilada sauce from Trader Joes. It's thick and has a great kick to it. I have also made this one and loved it. Really good option if you have some time to make your own.
I would consider the below recipe pretty easy on the cheese all things considered in the enchilada world, but I like that for summer meals. If you want to taste more of the goat cheese, add more on top before or after baking.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the onion and black beans. Set aside 1 oz. of the goat cheese for the topping and crumble the rest into the bowl. Add the cooled zucchini and toss everything together very gently.
Over a burner, lightly char both sides of the tortillas, about 1 minute per side. This is not an essential step, but I find that it helps keep the tortillas a bit sturdier and it looks pretty. Set up your assembly with the tortillas and the filling.
In an oven proof rectangle dish (I used a 7x13 rectangle but a 9x13 works great too) pour 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce to cover the bottom of the dish. Working with one tortilla at a time, fill it with a heaping 1/4 cup of the filling and roll it up like a taquito. Lay it in the dish seam-side down. Continue with remaining tortillas, squeezing the enchiladas in tight (you may have extra filling, it's great on it's own as a snack or in a quesadilla). Brush the tops of the tortillas with the remaining olive oil. Pour the remaining sauce over the top of the enchiladas and sprinkle reserved goat cheese on top. Bake for 20 minutes until warmed through and the top is just crisp. Allow them to cool for 5 minutes before serving.
Top with lots of chopped cilantro, diced avocado and a squeeze of lime.
Serving Size: Approximately 2 1/2 enchiladas each
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAREWARR.