Spinach and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

with cilantro and lime

Prep & Cook Time: 45-55 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

Vegetarian
A note about serious food allergies

Meatless Mondays get a Mexican moment here, with these hearty enchiladas that will fill you up without weighing you down. Hearty sweet potatoes and healthy spinach combined with cheese and enchilada sauce give each bite a perfectly sweet-and-salty twist, with the slight heat added from the jalapeño turning these from "great" into "outstanding." You may extend meatless Monday to Tuesday or Wednesday after this meal.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Jalapeño Pepper
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    2 oz. Sour Cream
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    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • 1 Lime
  • 18 oz. Sweet Potato
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. Chile and Cumin Rub
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    4 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • 4 fl. oz. Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 5 oz. Baby Spinach
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    901
  • Carbohydrates
    109g
  • Fat
    37g
  • Protein
    27g
  • Sodium
    1841mg
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Small Oven-Safe Casserole Dish
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Roast the Sweet Potatoes
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    Roast the Sweet Potatoes

    Peel and cut sweet potato into 1" dice. Place sweet potato on prepared baking sheet and toss with 2 tsp. olive oil and chile and cumin rub. Massage oil and chile rub into potatoes. Spread into a single layer and roast in hot oven until tender, 16-18 minutes. While sweet potato roasts, prepare ingredients.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients
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    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem jalapeño, halve, seed, remove ribs, and mince. Wash hands and cutting board after working with jalapeño. Mince cilantro (no need to stem). Coarsely chop spinach. Halve lime lengthwise and cut into wedges.

  • Step 3 - Make the Filling
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    Make the Filling

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add jalapeño to hot pan and stir, 30 seconds. Add spinach and stir often until spinach is wilted, 2-3 minutes. Remove from burner. Stir in cooked sweet potatoes, half the cheese, half the enchilada sauce (reserve remaining of both for topping), and half the cilantro (reserve remaining for garnish).

  • Step 4 - Assemble the Enchiladas
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    Assemble the Enchiladas

    Place tortillas on a clean work surface. Evenly distribute filling in center of tortillas. Fold tortilla over filling, then tuck tortilla under and roll. Place rolled enchilada, seam side down, in prepared casserole dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas.

  • Step 5 - Bake the Enchiladas
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    Bake the Enchiladas

    Pour remaining enchilada sauce over enchiladas and cover with remaining cheese. Spray a piece of foil with cooking spray and cover casserole dish with foil, sprayed side down. Bake in hot oven, 10 minutes. Uncover, and bake until cheese is melted and bubbly, 9-11 minutes. Rest baked enchiladas 5 minutes. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with remaining cilantro and sour cream. Squeeze lime wedge over to taste. Bon appétit!