Veggie Black Bean Enchiladas

These enchiladas are full of delicious colorful vegetables. Try different variations to find the combination right for you!

Ingredients

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12 corn tortillas (or whole wheat)
Filling:
3 cups vegetables, julienned (onion, bell peppers, zucchini, mushrooms, and spinach may be used)
1 tablespoon Bragg's liquid aminos (or soy sauce)
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon basil
Topping:
1 can black beans, drained
1 cup fresh or frozen corn
¼ cup chopped green onion
¼ teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon lime juice (may also use lemon)
15-ounce can seasoned petite diced tomatoes in juice (or 2 cups of pasta sauce or salsa)
2 cups vegan cheese sauce
1-2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat a nonstick or well-seasoned cast-iron skillet to medium-hot. Meanwhile, place about 1 cup water in a shallow bowl or pie plate.
  • Dip tortillas in the water, one at a time, and place on the hot skillet, 30 seconds on each side.
  • Cover cooked tortillas with a towel—if they are warm and moist, they stay pliable for rolling into enchiladas.
  • Place filling vegetables and seasonings in the nonstick skillet, and add about 2 tablespoons water. Cover and cook on medium-high for 6-7 minutes. Lift lid and stir every 2 minutes.
  • Using an oblong casserole dish (Pyrex 9" x 13" or similar), cover the bottom with the canned petite diced tomatoes or salsa and 3⁄4 cup of the Cheese Sauce.
  • Place a small amount of filling in each tortilla and roll up. Place on top of the tomato sauce in the casserole dish, and drizzle top with remaining Cheese Sauce.
  • Mix together the topping and arrange down the center of the rolled tortillas.
  • Bake covered for 30 minutes at 350°F until heated through. Remove cover during last five minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro if desired. Serve.
Prep Time: 1 hour
Serving Size: 6 - 8 servings
Jonathan Ewald
Jonathan Ewald

“If man thinks about his physical or moral state he usually discovers that he is ill.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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