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Spinach Enchiladas

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

We moved to Southern California many years ago from Minnesota. We especially like the Mexican food that's served here. These enchiladas have become a family favorite. —William Parman, Oxnard, California
Spinach Enchiladas Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3 greens onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup 4% cottage cheese, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Colby/Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 6 to 8 corn tortillas (7 inches)

Directions

  1. For the sauce, whisk the broth, tomato paste and chili powder in a saucepan. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine spinach, onions, sour cream and cottage cheese in a bowl; stir in 1 cup shredded cheese. Spoon 1/2 cup of the sauce into a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Dip tortillas into the remaining sauce; spoon about 1/4 cup spinach mixture down the center of each tortilla.
  3. Roll up and place, seam side down, in the baking dish. Top with the remaining sauce and cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes or until bubbly.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 182 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 453mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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