Zucchini- Beef Enchiladas

This meal is gluten-free adaptable– please see tips below the recipe…

Zucchini- Beef Enchiladas

Great flavor. Nice to get some veggies inside the main dish!

Yield: 8 servings

Prep Time: 30 min

Cook Time: 30 min


1 dozen corn tortillas
vegetable oil
1 pound lean ground beef
1 medium yellow onion, minced
2 Tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
4 cups grated zucchini
1 small can sliced olives
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 Tablespoon ground cumin
salt and pepper to taste
3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
1 large can enchilada sauce (or homemade)


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Fry tortillas in hot oil briefly (just until they soften up); drain on paper towels.

3. Cook beef and onion in 2 Tablespoons hot oil in a skillet over medium heat 10 minutes; drain. Add zucchini and next 4 ingredients to beef mixture; cook 5 minutes. Add 2 cups cheese, stirring well.

4. Pour a little bit of sauce into bottom of 9x13x2-inch pyrex pan. Spoon beef mixture evenly on tortillas; roll up tortillas, and place seam-side-down in pan. Pour enchilada sauce over top and sprinkle with remaining cheese.

5. Bake 15 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.


*If preparing this recipe as GLUTEN FREE, just make sure you use a brand of corn tortillas that is known to be GF. Use a brand of enchilada sauce that is known to be GF- or make homemade.

Source: RecipeGirl.com (Adapted from What Can I Bring?)