Cheesy Spinach Enchiladas

Vegetarian spinach enchiladas contain freekeh, a healthy roasted green wheat, and Mexican Veggie Ground Round along with plenty of picante sauce and cheese.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (340 gram) package Yves Veggie Cuisine® Veggie Ground Round Mexican or Original

  • 12 nuggets Europe's Best® Chef's Spinach, thawed, drained and squeezed dry

  • 1 ¾ cups shredded Monterey Jack, Cheddar or Mexican blend cheese

  • ¾ cup cooked Casbah® Freekeh

  • cup finely chopped green onion

  • 1 (15 ounce) jar picante sauce

  • 6 (9 inch) original or whole wheat flour tortillas

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh coriander

  • Sour cream


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. In a large bowl, mix together ground round, spinach, 3/4 cup (175 mL) of the cheese, freekeh and green onion.

  3. Spread 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the picante sauce in the bottom of a lightly greased 13 x 9-inch (33 x 23 cm) baking pan.

  4. Fill each tortilla with 3/4 cup (175 mL) of the filling mixture. Roll up snugly, tucking in ends a bit. Place seam side down in pan. Fill rest of tortillas and place in pan.

  5. Spread remaining picante sauce over the top of the tortillas. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup (250 mL) cheese.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven with rack in the middle, for 18 to 20 minutes.


You can substitute 1 (320 g) package Yves Veggie Cuisine(R) Garden Veggie Crumble for Veggie Ground Round Mexican or Original.

Picante sauce is similar to salsa but is less chunky. To add more heat, use jalapeno or other spicy cheeses.


Use mozzarella or Cheddar style shreds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

483 Calories
20g Fat
48g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 483
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 1337mg 58%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 349mg 27%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 447mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.