Vegetarian Enchiladas in Green Mole Sauce

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Debra M.: "I like the vegetarian enchiladas, just not the gr…" Read More
12Ingredients
420Calories
35Minutes

Enchiladas are a hearty dish any day of the week. This recipe for Vegetarian Enchiladas in a Green Mole Sauce is savory and healthy. It takes about 35 minutes to prepare, so it is great for a weeknight dinner dish. Ingredients include squash or zucchini, red bell pepper, onions, tortillas, olive oil, prepared green mole paste, crumbled queso fresco cheese, tomatoes, cilantro, lime, salt, and ground black pepper.

Ingredients

  • 4 squashes (small zucchini, cut into quarters lengthwise)
  • 1 red bell pepper (quartered)
  • 1 onion (medium, cut into pieces 1 cm. wide)
  • 10 tortillas
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup mole paste (prepared green)
  • queso fresco (may substitute feta, crumbled)
  • 2 tomatoes (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons onion (diced)
  • 4 sprigs cilantro (minced)
  • 1 lime
  • salt and ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Grill the zucchini, onion, and pepper until cooked. Allow to cool slightly and cut into bite-sized pieces. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  2. Dissolve the mole paste into water or chicken broth and heat. Set aside.
  3. Heat the tortillas in the microwave until softened. Place 2 teaspoons of mole onto each and fill with grilled vegetables. Fold in half and place into a skillet to brown on each side.
  4. Serve with more mole sauce, cheese, and salsa on the side.
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NutritionView more

420Calories
Sodium29%DV700mg
Fat31%DV20g
Protein22%DV11g
Carbs17%DV50g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories420Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat20g31%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium700mg29%
Potassium380mg11%
Protein11g22%
Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate50g17%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

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

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Debra M. 27 May 2015
I like the vegetarian enchiladas, just not the green mole sauce. I think a spicy tomato sauce would taste better. Make sure the tortillas are warmed up in a skillet with a little oil first before you try to roll them in to the enchiladas. They will crack and tear if you don't.