Zuchini Enchiladas Recipe

Looking for an easy Zuchini enchiladas recipe? Learn how to make Zuchini enchiladas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by camilleathome

Makes 4 servings



These cheesy meatless enchiladas are delicious, packed with fiber so they are filling and easy to make ? vegetarian or not.

Recipe Ingredients for Zuchini enchiladas

1 cooking spray
1 tsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 medium scallions, chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
2 medium zucchinis, grated
1 kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
1 1/2 cups grated reduced fat mexican blend cheese (Sargento)
4 whole wheat tortillas
1 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp chipotle chilis in adobo sauce (optional for more heat)
1 cups tomato sauce
1/4 tsp chipotle chili powder (to taste)
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1/2 cup fat free vegetable broth
1 kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Zuchini enchiladas

  1. For the enchilada sauce: in a medium saucepan, spray oil and sauté garlic. Add chipotle chile, chili powder, cumin, broth, tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Set aside until ready to use.

  2. Spray a baking dish with nonstick spray. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  3. In a medium nonstick skillet, sauté garlic and scallions in olive oil over medium heat for about 3 minutes; add zucchini, salt and pepper to taste and cook about 4-5 minutes.

  4. Remove from heat and add 1/2 cup cheese; mix well.

  5. Divide zucchini between in each tortilla, roll and place seam side down in baking dish.

  6. Top with enchilada sauce (you might not use all) and remaining cheese and bake until hot and the cheese is melted, about 20 minutes

  7. Serve with chopped cilantro, scallions, and reduced fat sour cream if you wish. Enjoy!!

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First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 527.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
161
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
504mg
21%
Potassium
497mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
30.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
6.3g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 7% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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