Healthy Vegetarian Enchilada Recipes

Find healthy, delicious vegetarian enchilada recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Butternut Squash & Black Bean Enchiladas

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
A crisp, citrusy slaw contrasts nicely with the enchiladas' creamy squash filling.
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By Adam Dolge

25-Minute Sweet Potato & Bean Enchiladas

Rating: 5 stars 1
These quick sweet potato and bean enchiladas are diabetes-friendly thanks to egg wraps that are lower in carbs than traditional tortillas. The vegetarian filling is both sweet and savory, while the topping adds texture and freshness.
Julia Levy
By Julia Levy

Potato Enchiladas

Rating: 3 stars 1
Frozen potatoes, often labeled diced hash brown potatoes, make these healthy enchiladas come together quickly. Feel free to sub in sweet potatoes for an added boost of vitamin A, if desired.
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By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Zucchini & Corn Enchiladas

Rating: 4 stars 3
Skip rolling and just layer these quick and easy enchiladas. This recipe uses a quick blender sauce, but if you're short on time, pick up a can of your favorite red enchilada sauce in the international aisle of your grocery store--you'll need about 3 cups.
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By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Vegetarian Spinach Enchiladas

Rating: 3.5 stars 7
This vegetarian enchilada recipe is weeknight-fast when you skip the step of filling and rolling the enchiladas and make a stacked enchilada casserole instead. Just layer the tortillas, sauce and cheesy spinach filling the way you would lasagna and have the casserole in the oven in 20 minutes.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Beans & Greens Enchiladas

Rating: 4 stars 2
Any type of canned bean will work in these easy layered enchiladas, but our favorite combination is a mix of black and pinto beans. Serve as a vegetarian main dish or as a tasty side for roasted pork or chicken.
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By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Cheese Enchiladas with Red Chile Sauce

Rating: 4 stars 21
Intense, earthy and absolutely addictive, New Mexico's cheese enchiladas showcase red chile sauce at its most elemental, thickly blanketing tortillas and melted Cheddar. We've added some extra creaminess and body with locally popular pinto beans, to cut down on the classic's load of saturated fat. Top with shredded lettuce and minced onion.
By Cheryl Jamison
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