Skillet Cheese & Vegetable Enchiladas Recipe: The Meatless Monday Recipe You've Been Looking For by 30Seconds Food

Vegetarian Dinner
a month ago
Skillet Cheese & Vegetable Enchiladas Recipe: The Meatless Monday Recipe You've Been Looking For

These hearty cheese enchiladas will satisfy your Mexican food cravings and fill you up – and you won't even miss the meat! If you like spice, use a poblano pepper. Not so much? A red bell pepper adds sweetness and no spice. You choose!

Cuisine: American/Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 to 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 to 45 minutes
Servings: 4


Here's how to make it:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a cast iron skillet. Add the red bell pepper or poblano pepper and onion, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cumin. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook about 1 minute. Pour into a bowl and set aside. 
  2. Pour about a 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce into the bottom of the skillet. 
  3. To make enchiladas, divide the vegetable mixture, black beans and 2 cups of the cheese between the tortillas. Roll up and place on top of the enchilada sauce, seam side down. 
  4. Pour the remaining sauce over the top of the enchiladas. Cover the skillet with a lid or aluminum foil. 
  5. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven until enchiladas are hot and bubbly, about 15 to 20 minutes. Top with the remaining 1 cup of cheese and bake an additional 5 to 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Garnish with desired toppings and serve. 

Note: If you want really saucy enchiladas, use two cans of enchilada sauce.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

This Easy Beef Enchiladas Recipe Is a Low-Calorie Recipe & Has Just 6 Ingredients

This Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe Is So Easy, You'll Never Buy Canned Sauce Again

A Taste of Texas: How to Make Southwestern Turkey Tamale Pie!

This Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe Is What to Serve With Tacos (or Anything)

This sounds so good! 😋
Donna John
I've never made enchiladas in my cast iron skillet. But you know I'm going to try it now! I vote poblanos for this recipe. Will let ya'll know how they turned out.
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Wow, this sounds SO good! #yum
Christy Lynn
Making this, this week! Seems delish.

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Murgh Makhani Recipe: How to Make Savory Indian Butter Chicken Easily at Home

Easiest Chicken Pot Pie: This 6-Ingredient Chicken Pot Pie Recipe Is on the Table in 30 Minutes

Incredible Hungarian Goulash Recipe: A Simple Hungarian Beef Stew Recipe

Easy Manchurian Chicken Recipe: How to Make Restaurant-Style Manchurian Chicken at Home

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for and get the best of our tips each week!