This Vegetarian Enchiladas recipe is the BEST healthy and easy weeknight dinner for the whole family! This meal combines roasted cauliflower, peppers, and tomatoes with pinto beans and cheese for the best veggie combo. Topped with chipotle red enchilada sauce, cheese, avocado and cilantro for the perfect finish! Add other favorites like sour cream and salsa to make them your own. {VIDEO] #MexicanFood #vegetarian #veggie #healthy #dinner #recipe #enchiladas
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Vegetarian Enchiladas Recipe with Roasted Cauliflower

This Vegetarian Enchiladas Recipe is the best, healthy weeknight meal filled with roasted veggies and beans then topped with cheese and sauce!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: easy Vegetarian enchiladas recipe, enchiladas with roasted cauliflower, healthy vegetarian enchiladas recipe
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 332kcal
Author: Caitlyn Erhardt

Ingredients

Optional Toppings

  • Avocado
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • Lime Juice
  • Red Pepper Diced
  • Jalepeno

Instructions

  • Chop the cauliflower head into small florets removing the stem and leaves and discarding. Remove the seeds and ribs then roughly chop the peppers and add to a baking sheet along with tomatoes. Sprinkle vegetables with olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic power, and onion powder and toss to combine.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes stirring halfway through. Move vegetables to top rack and broil for 5 minutes on high, or until tops are slightly brown.
  • While veggies are roasting rinse canned beans and pat dry. Next, make the chipotle enchilada sauce.
  • Combine chipotle peppers, red enchilada sauce, and brown sugar in a food processor or blender and pulse until smooth. Cover the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish with a small amount of sauce.
  • When veggies are finished roasting, take a large tortilla and lay flat. Fill with roasted veggies, beans, and cheese and roll. Add seem side down to baking dish and repeat until all 8 tortillas are filled.
  • Top filled tortillas with chipotle enchilada sauce and additional cheese then bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Serve warm with additional toppings and enjoy!
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Notes

*The Chipotle Peppers will give your sauce a smokey spice that is incredible. If you like spice add 4 chipotle peppers. If you want more of a mild flavor add 2-3 chipotle peppers. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Enchilada | Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 49.2g | Protein: 11.6g | Fat: 9.3g | Saturated Fat: 1.9g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 874mg | Potassium: 465mg | Fiber: 10.7g | Sugar: 8.4g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 51.2mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1.8mg
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