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Healthy Pumpkin Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

This Healthy Pumpkin Black Bean Enchilada Casserole is perfect for this time of year, warm and filling, full of flavor, yet loaded with nutrition!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 12
Calories: 196kcal
Author: Kaylee Pauley

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1 bell peppers diced
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup cooked pumpkin puree I used organic canned pumpkin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup mild salsa
  • 6 Xtreme Wellness High Fiber tortillas cut into 2" strips
  • 2 cups enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups cheddar or Mexican blend cheese shredded
  • Garnishing: Fresh Cilantro Chives, Sour Cream, Cotija cheese, Avocado

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Add coconut oil, red onion, bell pepper, and garlic to large sauce pan, and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes or until onions are translucent.
  • Add black beans, pumpkin puree, salsa and all seasonings (chili powder through black pepper) then stir to combine.
  • In a large 9x13 baking dish, add 1/4-1/2 cup enchilada sauce to the bottom, followed by first layer of tortillas.
  • On top of the tortillas, add 1/3 black bean, pumpkin and veggie mixture, followed by approximately 2/3 cup shredded cheese.
  • Repeat with enchilada sauce, tortillas, black bean/veggie mix and cheese two more times, finishing with the enchilada sauce and cheese on top.
  • Wrap the casserole dish in aluminum foil, then bake for 30 minutes. Then remove foil and bake additional 5-7 minutes or until cheese begins to brown. Allow to cool 10 minutes before cutting and serving.

Notes

Nutrition Info does not include any suggested toppings.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 580mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 3g