Low-Carb Zucchini Enchilada Roll Ups Recipe

Low-Carb Zucchini Enchilada Roll Ups Recipe

How To Make Low-Carb Zucchini Enchilada Roll Ups

Make tasty, keto-friendly, and low carb zucchini enchilada roll ups! Enjoy zucchini rolled around tender chicken then topped with enchilada sauce.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupsenchilada sauce
  • 2large zucchini,cut lengthwise into ¼-inch thick slices
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • fresh black pepper,to taste
  • 1tspolive oil
  • 8ozchicken breast,cooked and shredded, from rotisserie chicken
  • ½cuponion,minced
  • 2large clove garlic,minced
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 1tspcumin
  • ½tspdried oregano
  • ¼tspchipotle chili powder
  • ¾cupMexican cheese blend,shredded
  • sour cream,optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Spread ¼ cup of the enchilada sauce on the bottom of a 13×9-inch baking dish.

  3. Cut the zucchini lengthwise into ¼-inch thick slices to yield a total of 12 slices of about the same size.

  4. Season both sides of the zucchini with ½ teaspoon of salt and pepper.

  5. Grill the zucchini on a grill pan over high heat for 2 minutes on each side, until pliable and grill marks form, but not fully cooked.

  6. Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.

  7. Sauté the onions and garlic on low for 2 minutes, until soft.

  8. Add the chicken, salt, cilantro, cumin, oregano, chili powder, ¼ cup of the enchilada sauce, then cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  9. Spread 3 tablespoons of chicken on each slice of zucchini.

  10. Roll up the slices, then arrange them seam side down in the prepared dish.

  11. Top with the remaining enchilada sauce and Mexican cheese blend. Tightly cover with foil.

  12. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the cheese is hot and melted.

  13. Drizzle with sour cream and garnish with cilantro, if desired. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

It’s easiest to cut the zucchinis with a mandolin.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 294.95kcal
  • Fat: 15.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.63g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.95g
  • Fiber: 4.27g
  • Sugar: 12.03g
  • Protein: 22.12g
  • Cholesterol: 61.53mg
  • Sodium: 1126.06mg
  • Calcium: 221.36mg
  • Potassium: 638.67mg
  • Iron: 2.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 101.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 33.58mg
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