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Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

 

Variety of vegetables, they look colourful and taste very well. A very healthy enchiladas.
38

Yield

6

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

50

min

Ready

70

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

For the sauce:
1 each poblano peppers
or green bell pepper
*
2 teaspoons olive oil, extra-virgin
1 cup yellow onion
chopped
3 cloves garlic
minced
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cumin
ground
½ teaspoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon paprika
*
teaspoon chipotle chili peppers
ground, optional
*
8 ounces tomatoes
roughly chopped, plus diced tomato for garnish
1 cup vegetarian chicken broth, non-fat, low-sodium
*
1 cup cilantro
packed fresh, plus more leaves for garnish Filling
For the filling:
3 each sweet bell peppers
(1 each red, yellow and orange), diced
8 ounces mushrooms, portabello
diced
¾ cup red onion
diced
4 ½ teaspoons olive oil, extra-virgin
¼ teaspoon salt
1 x black pepper
Freshly ground to taste
*
15 ounces pinto beans
rinsed, canned
12 each corn tortillas (6-inch)
*

Directions

Preheat oven to 425°F.

To prepare sauce:

Roast poblano (or bell) pepper directly over the flame of a gas burner, turning frequently with tongs, until evenly charred.

(Alternatively, char under the broiler, turning once or twice, for 5 to 7 minutes total.)

Transfer to a deep bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and set aside to steam for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat 2 teaspoons oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

Add yellow onion, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, cumin, chili powder, paprika and ground chipotle (if using) and cook, stirring, until the vegetables have softened, about 5 minutes.

Remove from the heat.

Peel the pepper, discard the stem and seeds, and chop.

Add to the saucepan along with chopped tomatoes, broth and chopped cilantro.

Return to medium heat and cook, uncovered, at a steady simmer, until the liquid has reduced slightly and the tomatoes have broken down, 10 to 15 minutes.

Transfer to a blender and puree. (Use caution when pureeing hot liquids.)

To prepare filling: While the sauce simmers, place bell peppers, mushrooms and red onion in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet.

Drizzle with 4½ teaspoons oil and sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper.

Roast, stirring halfway through, until the vegetables are tender and browned in spots, about 15 minutes total.

Transfer to a large bowl and stir in beans.

Reduce oven temperature to 375°.

To prepare enchiladas: Spread ½ cup of the sauce in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish .

Place a skillet over medium heat.

Coat both sides of a tortilla with cooking spray.

Heat in skillet for 5 to 10 seconds per side, adjusting the heat if the pan gets too hot.

Spread ⅓ cup of the filling and 1 tablespoon of the sauce down the middle of the tortilla and roll it up to enclose the filling.

Place seam-side down in the baking dish.

Repeat with the remaining tortillas, filling and sauce.

Spread the remaining sauce and filling over the enchiladas.

Bake, uncovered, until hot, about 15 minutes.

Serve garnished with diced fresh tomato and cilantro leaves, if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 290g (10.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17231% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 723mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 301%
Calcium 7% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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