Once you try Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas that are made on your stovetop, you may never go back to the oven-baked version. They're made with an easy to make red enchilada sauce and stuffed full of summer veggies and crispy, pan-fried tortillas.

Once you try Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas that are made on your stovetop, you may never go back to the oven-baked version. They're made with an easy to make red enchilada sauce and stuffed full of summer veggies and crispy, pan-fried tortillas and can easily be made vegan + gluten-free. If you're looking for a delicious, one pot, crowd-pleaser dinner recipe, this is it! | theendlessmeal.com

4 words: summer. veggie. skillet. enchiladas. That is all you need to carry you through the rest of this summer. Heck, it just might be all you need for the rest of your life.

We all know how delish enchiladas are. Are you with me? But let's be honest, who wants to turn on their oven when it's already a bazillion degrees inside? Not this gal, thank you very much!

Skillet enchiladas are the ticket to keeping your enchilada game going all summer long. Doing the happy dance.

Let me paint a picture of these Summer Veggie Skillet Enchiladas:

♡    A skillet full of summer veggies, caramelized to perfection. Think zucchini, carrots, bell peppers, and sweet summertime corn.

♡    The tastiest red enchilada sauce you will ever meet. Sweet tomatoes, smoky chipotle, and spicy chili.

♡    Crispy pan-fried tortillas.

♡    Cheese. Melty, gooey, delicious cheese.

Top with a squeeze of lime and a dollop of sour cream and you have dreamy skillet enchiladas made for delicious summertime dinners.

Once you try Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas that are made on your stovetop, you may never go back to the oven-baked version. They're made with an easy to make red enchilada sauce and stuffed full of summer veggies and crispy, pan-fried tortillas and can easily be made vegan + gluten-free. If you're looking for a delicious, one pot, crowd-pleaser dinner recipe, this is it! | theendlessmeal.com

Do you see that cheese? Omgee it's doing my head in right now. I don't normally share recipes that are smothered in cheese and there's no part of my brain that can remember why I don't. I mean, just look at that. Cheese makes everything better.

You won't be upset if I share more cheese-laden recipes coming up in the very near future, will you?

Let's talk about the red enchilada sauce for a moment …

There are two teams when it comes to the sauce: Team Tomato and Team No Tomato. I'm firmly planted in Team Tomato.

IMO enchilada sauce made without tomatoes always tastes a little dull. It's like there's something missing. You know, like tomatoes. By adding tomatoes to the sauce you add a sweetness and depth that you don't get by using only chili powder and stock. Tomatoes make the sauce.

If you've never made your own enchilada sauce, now is the time to start. It's super easy and once you've made one batch, you'll never understand why you bought it before.

Ps. You can double the enchilada sauce recipe and freeze half for later. 🙂

Once you try Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas that are made on your stovetop, you may never go back to the oven-baked version. They're made with an easy to make red enchilada sauce and stuffed full of summer veggies and crispy, pan-fried tortillas and can easily be made vegan + gluten-free. If you're looking for a delicious, one pot, crowd-pleaser dinner recipe, this is it! | theendlessmeal.com

Once you try Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas that are made on your stovetop, you may never go back to the oven-baked version. They're made with an easy to make red enchilada sauce and stuffed full of summer veggies and crispy, pan-fried tortillas and can easily be made vegan + gluten-free. If you're looking for a delicious, one pot, crowd-pleaser dinner recipe, this is it! | theendlessmeal.com

Once you try Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas that are made on your stovetop, you may never go back to the oven-baked version. They're made with an easy to make red enchilada sauce and stuffed full of summer veggies and crispy, pan-fried tortillas and can easily be made vegan + gluten-free. If you're looking for a delicious, one pot, crowd-pleaser dinner recipe, this is it! | theendlessmeal.com

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Once you try Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas that are made on your stovetop, you may never go back to the oven-baked version. They're made with an easy to make red enchilada sauce and stuffed full of summer veggies and crispy, pan-fried tortillas. If you're looking for a delicious, one pot, crowd-pleaser dinner recipe, this is it! | theendlessmeal.com

Summer Veggie Skillet Enchiladas

  • Author: Kristen Stevens | The Endless Meal
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 generous servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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Once you try Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas that are made on your stovetop, you may never go back to the oven-baked version. They're made with an easy to make red enchilada sauce and stuffed full of summer veggies and crispy, pan-fried tortillas. If you're looking for a delicious, one pot, crowd-pleaser dinner recipe, this is it!


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Ingredients

ENCHILADA SAUCE:

  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil, or sub any neutral flavored oil
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (gluten-free, if needed)
  • 114 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon each: pureed chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, cumin, oregano, and brown sugar
  • Sea salt, to taste

SKILLET ENCHILADAS:

  • Grape seed oil
  • 88-inch flour tortillas, cut into strips (sub corn tortillas for gluten-free)
  • A few handfuls of small button mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese (sub vegan cheese for plant-based enchiladas)

Optional toppings:

  • Avocado, cilantro, sour cream, limes

Instructions

  1. Whisk the grapeseed oil and flour together in a small pot over medium heat. Bring it to a boil and let it bubble for 1 minute to get rid of the fresh flour taste. Add the rest of the enchilada sauce ingredients to the pot and bring the pot to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover to prevent splatters, and simmer the sauce for 10 minutes, stirring a couple of times.
  2. While the sauce is cooking, prepare the rest of the skillet enchiladas. Add enough oil to thinly cover the bottom of a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the tortilla strips to the skillet all at once and cook, tossing occasionally, until most of the tortilla strips are crispy and brown. Remove them from the skillet.
  3. Add another small splash of oil to the skillet. Add the mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, until they are brown, about 8 minutes. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes. Add the garlic, carrots, zucchini, and bell pepper to the skillet and cook them, stirring occasionally, until they begin to soften. Add the corn and let it heat through.
  4. Place half the fried tortilla strips into the skillet and mix them around with the veggies. Pour in the enchilada sauce and mix everything together. Top the skillet enchiladas with the remaining tortilla strips, pressing them into the sauce. Generously sprinkle the top with cheese.
  5. Let the skillet enchiladas simmer for or until the cheese is melted and be skillet is hot and bubbly, about 10 minutes.
  6. Optional step: broiled the skillet enchiladas for a few minutes to brown the cheese.