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Spinach Enchiladas

Thursday, March 20, 2014

If you like spinach and Mexican food, you'll love these easy vegetarian enchiladas made with ricotta cheese and spinach.

Spinach Enchiladas

Yield : 6 servings

  • 1 tablespoon and 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 cup and 1 tablespoon and 2
  • teaspoons sliced green onions
  • 2-1/2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-1/4 (10 ounce) packages frozen
  • chopped spinach , thawed, drained and
  • squeezed dry
  • 1 cup and 3 tablespoons ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup and 1 tablespoon and 2
  • teaspoons sour cream
  • 2-1/3 cups and 1 tablespoon shredded
  • Monterey Jack cheese
  • 12 (6 inch) corn tortillas
  • 1-1/4 (19 ounce) cans enchilada sauce

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and onion; cook for a few minutes until fragrant, but not brown. Stir in spinach, and cook for about 5 more minutes. Remove from the heat, and mix in ricotta cheese, sour cream, and 1 cup of Monterey Jack cheese.
  3. In a skillet over medium heat, warm tortillas one at a time until flexible, about 15 seconds. Spoon about 1/4 cup of the spinach mixture onto the center of each tortilla. Roll up, and place seam side down in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour enchilada sauce over the top, and sprinkle with the remaining cup of Monterey Jack.
  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until sauce is bubbling and cheese is lightly browned at the edges.