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One-Pot Vegetarian Enchilada Bowls

(Last Updated On: February 25, 2021)

Get all the tastes of classic enchiladas but in a bowl! Ready in about 30 minutes, this one-pot dish makes getting a home-cooked, healthy meal on the table easy.

Recipe created by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids.

One-Pot Vegetarian Enchilada Bowls

One-Pot Vegetarian Enchilada Bowls

Get all the tastes of classic enchiladas but in a bowl! Ready in about 30 minutes, this one-pot dish makes getting a home-cooked, healthy meal on the table easy.

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1 small sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups long-grain rice
  • 1 (14 oz.) can low-sodium black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups no-salt-added corn
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 (10 oz.) can enchilada sauce
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Add carrot, onion and pepper. Cook, stiring occasionally, 3-4 minutes, or until softened. Add chili powder, garlic powder and salt. Stir. Add rice and 3½ cups cold water. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Stir well. Reduce to low and cover. Cook, covered, 16-18 minutes, or until rice is tender.
  2. Stir in beans, corn and 1 cup cheese. Allow to heat through 1-2 minutes.
  3. Spoon into bowls. Top with enchilada sauce, remaining cheese, tomatoes, Greek yogurt and cilantro.

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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