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Zesty Vegetable Enchiladas Recipe

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Laurie (Dahmen) Regan


1 1/3 cup water
1/2 cup lentils
1/4 tsp. salt
8 six-inch tortillas
2 medium carrots thinly sliced
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 tbsp. cooking oil
1 medium zucchini-quartered/sliced (2 cups)
1 14-oz can chunky chili style stewed tomatoes (cut up)
6 oz. pepper jack cheese shredded (1/1/2 cups)

Bring to boil the water, lentils and salt, and then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, drain rinse in cold water. you may warm the tortillas (if you think they will roll/handle better.)
In a skillet, stir fry the carrots and chili powder in hot oil for 2 minutes. Add zucchini (and more oil if needed), stir-fry 2-3 more minutes until crisp tender. Remove from heat, stir in lentils, 1/2 undrained tomatoes and 1/2 of the cheese.
Spoon mixture onto tortillas, dividing equally. Roll them up and place seam side down in a 9x12 oven-proof dish which you have sprayed with a light cooking oil. Cover with foil.
Bake in 350-degree oven-8 minutes, Remove foil, bake 7-12 minutes more until heated through and tortillas are crisp.
In a small saucepan, heat remaining undrained tomatoes, spoon over tortillas and top with remaining cheese.
Bake until cheese is melted.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For more sauce add additional canned tomatoes.




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