zucchini enchiladas

 zucchini enchiladas
My best friend just made this recipe tonight and RAVED about how amazing it was!! I mean look at this dish.....YUM!!! I just had to make it!! It's sooo delicious, you won't even miss the tortillas! What a great way to sneak in the veggies and give the family a yummy meal!!
1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
sea salt
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. ground cumin
2 tsp. chili powder
3 c. Shredded chicken
1 1/3 c. red enchilada sauce, divided
4 large zucchini, halved lengthwise
1 c. Shredded Monterey Jack
1 c. shredded Cheddar
Greek yogurt or sour cream, for drizzling
Fresh cilantro, for garnish


Preheat oven to 350º. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and season with salt. Cook until soft, 5 minutes, then add garlic, cumin and chili powder and stir until combined. 
Add shredded chicken and 1 cup enchilada sauce and stir until it gets saucy.
Use a zucchini peeler OR a cutting board . Make thin slices of zucchini. Lay out three, slightly overlapping, and place a spoonful of chicken mixture on top. Roll up and transfer to a baking dish. Repeat with remaining zucchini and chicken mixture.
Spoon remaining 1/3 cup enchilada sauce over zucchini enchiladas and sprinkle with both cheeses.
Bake until melted.....20 minutes.
Garnish with sour cream and cilantro and serve.


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