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Mushroom Spinach Enchiladas Recipe

I made up these vegetarian enchiladas from a some ingredients I wanted to use up in my refrigerator. I was amazed at how fantastic it turned out. Even my mother-in-law, who is an exceptional cook, asked for the recipe.—Patrisha Thompson, Sterling, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 can (10 ounces) green enchilada sauce
  • 1 can (10 ounces) red enchilada sauce
  • 12 corn tortillas (6 inches), warmed

Directions

  • 1. Place mushrooms in a food processor; cover and process until finely chopped. Transfer to a bowl. Place spinach in food processor; cover and process until finely chopped.
  • 2. In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and onions in butter until mushrooms are tender. Stir in spinach and garlic; cook 5 minutes longer or until liquid has evaporated. Remove from the heat. Stir in 1-1/4 cups Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, ricotta and sour cream.
  • 3. Combine enchilada sauces; spread 1/2 cup in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Place 1/4 cup mushroom mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in baking dish. Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the top.
  • 4. Cover and bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 enchiladas equals 416 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 924 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 20 g protein.