This vegan enchiladas dish is one of our favorites and finds its way onto our dinner table every week. Try serving them with guacamole on top along with rice.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
44 mins
total:
1 hr 4 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 enchiladas
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add sweet potato, cover, and steam until tender, 2 to 6 minutes.

  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, 2 to 4 minutes. Add the steamed sweet potato, black beans, green bell pepper, spinach, lime juice, cumin, cayenne pepper, and salt. Cook until flavors blend, about 5 minutes. Add 2 cups enchilada sauce; cook until slightly absorbed, about 5 minutes more.

  • Spoon 1 to 2 cups enchilada mixture into the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish and about 1 cup into each tortilla. Arrange filled tortillas in the baking dish. Pour remaining 1 cup enchilada sauce over the tortillas.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until sauce is deep red and enchiladas are heated through, about 20 minutes.

Cook's Notes:

For fastest prep time, use canned enchilada sauce. For best results, use the 10-Minute Enchilada Sauce recipe on Allrecipes.

Use any kind of tortillas you prefer.

Nutrition Facts

406 calories; protein 13.8g; carbohydrates 67.1g; fat 9.6g; sodium 995.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 3 stars
01/09/2019
I dont feel like the green peppers add anything to the dish. I accidentally added to much cayenne pepper and i only used 1 can of black beans. I still thought there was a lot of flavor and it was good. Gonna try some other twists next time Read More
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