Skillet Enchiladas - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Skillet Enchiladas

Receta en Español
Servings:6Serving Size:1 cupRecipe Cost:$9.78Cost per Serving:$1.63

For added zest, spread some of the Farmer’s Market Salsa on top of each enchilada, or put the salsa in a bowl and let your family add their own.


  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 small to medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 small yellow squash, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • ¾ cup fresh or canned corn kernels
  • 1 (15 ounce) can low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup low-fat shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce


  1. Cut tortillas into bite sized pieces.
  2. Heat a large skillet on medium-high heat, add 2 teaspoons of olive oil and corn tortilla pieces to the pan. Stirring occasionally, cook for 5 minutes or until beginning to crisp. Remove tortillas from pan and set aside.
  3. Add remaining teaspoon of olive oil to the pan, along with the onion and salt. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the chopped zucchini, squash, red bell pepper, garlic, corn, black beans, pepper and paprika.
  5. Stir to combine and cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Return crispy tortillas to the skillet along with ¾ cup of cheese and stir for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the enchilada sauce, stir until combined and then sprinkle remaining ¼ cup cheese on top.
  8. Cover with tin foil for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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Nutrition facts per serving: 240 calories; 6g total fat; 1.5g saturated fat; 0g trans; 5mg cholesterol; 0g fat; 630mg sodium; 38g carbohydrate; 7g fiber; 5g sugar; 0g added sugar; 12g protein; 0% Daily Value vitamin D; 10% of Daily Value of calcium; 10% Daily Value of iron; 10% Daily Value of potassium