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Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Elizabeth Blake

Vegetable and Pinto Bean Enchiladas

All You SEPTEMBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves: 6
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.72


  • 1 12-oz. bag frozen corn, defrosted (about 2 3/4 cups)
  • 1 15-oz. can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch dice (about 2 cups)
  • 1 4.5-oz. can chopped green chiles
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack
  • Salt and pepper
  • 12 8-inch flour tortillas
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce


1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Lightly oil 2 8-inch square baking dishes. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.

2. In a bowl, combine corn, beans, tomatoes, zucchini, chilies, 1 cup Cheddar and 1/2 cup Monterey Jack. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Wrap 6 tortillas in damp paper towels; microwave on high for 30 seconds. Divide half of filling among tortillas, roll up tightly and arrange seam-side down in a baking dish. Repeat, using second baking dish.

4. Top each dish with 1/2 cup enchilada sauce. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Place dishes on baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, until bubbly and browning on edges, about 30 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes.


Make it ahead

TO FREEZE: Do not top with sauce or cheeses. Cover tightly with plastic wrap, then foil; freeze.

TO SERVE: Uncover, top with sauce and cheeses. Bake at 400°F for 1 hour. Cover for last 10 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 678
  • Fat: 26g
  • Saturated fat: 12g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Carbohydrate: 87g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Sodium: 1723mg