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The Greatest Wholesome Enchilada Recipes


We’re talkin’ all issues ENCHILADA in the present day. Or “enchies” as I’ve lovingly known as them for so long as I can keep in mind.

Enchiladas are a real AK staple — they’re a kind of recipe I’ve made again and again since beginning my weblog again in 2011 as a result of they’re so comforting, straightforward to customise, and FUN.

I needed to place collectively slightly roundup of my greatest wholesome enchilada recipes, which simply so occurs to incorporate enchilada skillets, casseroles, and even soups, dips, and different enjoyable consolation meals! I’ve added loads of suggestions and tips earlier than you get the recipes, too, so that you’ll be an enchilada skilled very quickly. Get pleasure from!

Ideas for selecting & rolling tortillas

I like to make use of corn tortillas in a lot of my enchilada recipes for the flavour and simple rolling functionality. If you wish to use a special kind of tortilla, preserve these notes in thoughts:

  • For flour tortillas: chances are you’ll want to make use of 8-10 as a substitute of 12 tortillas and might want to barely enhance the filling, cheese & sauce in every tortilla.
  • For grain free tortillas: watch out with these as they might be more durable to roll relying on the model and what they’re made from.

In case your tortillas are arduous to roll for you, strive wrapping them in moist paper towels and microwaving them for 20-30 seconds to melt in order that they’re excellent for rolling.

healthy enchiladas in a pan topped with avocado

How one can assemble excellent enchiladas

Making selfmade enchiladas can appear a bit intimidating at first, however with a number of easy suggestions you’ll have excellent enchiladas each time:

  • Heat your tortillas. You are able to do this within the microwave for about 20 seconds so they’re simpler to roll. You possibly can splash slightly water on them earlier than microwaving to make them extra pliable.
  • Don’t overfill. Be sure to depart sufficient room to roll every tortilla up in order that they’re not bursting within the pan.
  • Lay them accurately. Keep in mind to put them seam-side down in order that the filling stays inside, and prepare them tightly subsequent to one another in your pan to assist them keep collectively.

Scrumptious toppings & sides for enchiladas

Don’t overlook to serve up these enchiladas or skillets with:

Move the new sauce, too! Get all of my facet dish recipes right here, and scrumptious, straightforward sauce recipes right here (higher than bitter cream!)

Make & freeze enchiladas for later

Enchiladas may be frozen two alternative ways for the right meal prep dinner! Such an awesome meal to arrange for brand spanking new mother and father or anybody who might use a home-cooked meal. Right here’s the best way to freeze them:

  1. Bake first, then freeze. You possibly can both bake them first, then cool to room temperature, divide them in freezer protected containers, after which freeze them. Or you possibly can bake them, carry them to room temp, after which freeze all the pan. Simply be sure to double wrap the pan so the enchiladas don’t dry out. That is assuming you’re freezing all the pan. As soon as able to reheat, thaw it out. Then bake, coated at 350 levels F for 30-45 minutes or till heated by.
  2. Freeze earlier than baking: To freeze earlier than baking, merely assemble the enchiladas as written within the directions, then double wrap with plastic wrap and foil and freeze for as much as 3 months. As soon as able to bake, thaw out then bake in response to directions.

healthy chicken enchiladas on a plate

Dreamy Refried Bean Hen Enchiladas with Selfmade Enchilada Sauce: superb rooster enchiladas with creamy refried beans, protein-packed rooster, and a selfmade enchilada sauce. This scrumptious, straightforward rooster enchilada recipe is freezer-friendly and a crowd-pleasing dinner staple!

scooping up an enchilada skillet from a pan

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet: flavorful butternut squash and black bean enchilada skillet full of fiber and protein for a scrumptious dinner the entire household will love. This straightforward vegetarian enchilada skillet comes collectively in half-hour and is nice for meal prep!

pumpkin enchiladas on a plate

Spicy Black Bean Hen Enchiladas with Pumpkin Bitter Cream Sauce: unbelievable black bean rooster pumpkin enchiladas with a candy and spicy pumpkin enchilada sauce. These savory pumpkin enchiladas are filled with protein and make the perfect weeknight dinner. The proper means to make use of up additional pumpkin!

lifting a slice of healthy enchilada casserole out of a baking dish

Chipotle Black Bean Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole: scrumptious chipotle black bean roasted veggie enchilada casserole with layers of veggies snuggled between black beans, corn tortillas, a selfmade chipotle enchilada sauce and cheese. This straightforward vegetarian enchilada casserole is protein-packed and makes the right weeknight dinner for a household or unbelievable leftovers for meal prep!

vegetarian sweet potato black bean enchiladas in a pan

Candy Potato Black Bean Enchiladas with Avocado Lime Crema: these wholesome candy potato black bean enchiladas would possibly simply be the perfect vegetarian enchiladas you’ll ever eat. They’re filled with taste from scrumptious spices and a simple, selfmade enchilada sauce, and are topped with a tremendous avocado lime cream. The proper vegetarian consolation meals for weeknight dinners!

scooping a turkey enchilada skillet out of a pan

30-Minute Leftover Candy Potato & Turkey Enchilada Skillet: this scrumptious and simple candy potato turkey enchilada skillet is the easiest way to make use of your Thanksgiving leftovers! It’s made with my straightforward 5-minute selfmade enchilada sauce, corn tortillas, and layers of melted cheese. High with contemporary herbs and greek yogurt and luxuriate in a protein-packed meal!

vegan enchiladas in a pan

Low Carb Hen Zucchini Enchilada Bake: low carb rooster zucchini enchilada bake with layers upon layers of creamy, flavorful goodness: Refried beans, cheese, rooster, zucchini and a selfmade enchilada sauce!

Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas on a plate and in a square pan

Extra enjoyable recipes with enchilada flavors

These recipes are technically rolled up (or layered) like enchiladas and enchilada bakes are, however they’re full of the identical great spices and sauces!

In case you make any of those enchilada recipes make sure you go away a remark and a ranking so I understand how you preferred it!



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