Cheesy Zucchini Enchiladas Recipe

Cheesy Zucchini Enchiladas Recipe

How To Make Cheesy Zucchini Enchiladas

Vegetarian enchiladas filled with zucchini, cheese, and other heart-healthy ingredients and topped with homemade tangy enchilada sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • Cooking spray
  • 1tspolive oil
  • 2clovesgarlic,crushed
  • 2mediumscallions,chopped
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped
  • 2mediumzucchinis,grated
  • kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
  • cupsmexican blend cheese,grated reduced fat, Sargento
  • 4flour tortillas,8-inch
  • scallions,chopped, optional
  • cilantro,chopped, optional

For Enchilada Sauce:

  • 1garliccloves,minced
  • 1tbspchipotle in adobo sauce,canned, chopped, optional for more heat
  • 1cupstomato sauce
  • ¼tspchipotle chili powder,to taste
  • ¼tspground cumin
  • ½cupvegetable broth,fat free
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper,to taste


  1. In a medium saucepan, spray oil and sauté garlic.

  2. Add chipotle chili, chili powder, cumin, broth, tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.

  3. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. Set aside until ready to use.

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

  5. In a medium nonstick skillet, sauté garlic and scallions in olive oil over medium heat for about 3 minutes.

  6. Add zucchini and cilantro, salt and pepper to taste and cook until all the liquid evaporates from the zucchini, about 4 to 5 minutes.

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

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

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

  10. Serve with chopped cilantro, scallions, and reduced fat sour cream if you wish.


  • Calories: 381.50kcal
  • Fat: 20.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.25g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.07g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.86g
  • Fiber: 3.98g
  • Sugar: 6.79g
  • Protein: 16.36g
  • Cholesterol: 39.90mg
  • Sodium: 844.30mg
  • Calcium: 403.84mg
  • Potassium: 623.13mg
  • Iron: 3.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 130.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 26.54mg
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