Spinach Enchiladas


Easy spinach enchiladas made with ricotta cheese and spinach. If you like spinach and Mexican food, you'll love these!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
10 enchiladas


  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ½ cup sliced green onions

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach , thawed, drained and squeezed dry

  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided

  • 1 cup ricotta cheese

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • 10 (6 inch) corn tortillas

  • 1 (19 ounce) can enchilada sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add green onions and garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in spinach and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and mix in 1 cup Monterey Jack, ricotta cheese, and sour cream.

  3. Warm one tortilla in a skillet over medium heat until flexible, about 15 seconds. Repeat to warm remaining tortillas. Spoon about 1/4 cup spinach mixture onto the center of each tortilla, roll tortilla around filling, and place into a 9x13-inch baking dish with the seam facing down. Pour enchilada sauce over top and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup Monterey Jack.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until sauce is bubbling and cheese is lightly browned at the edges, 15 to 20 minutes.

    close up view Spinach Enchiladas garnished with fresh herbs on a white platter

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

510 Calories
36g Fat
32g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 510
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 21g 103%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 354mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 14mg 72%
Calcium 513mg 39%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 540mg 11%

* 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.

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