Meatless Enchiladas and Chili Colorado Sauce Recipe
Who doesn’t enjoy Mexican food, but the problem I have when going to a Mexican restaurant, is that so many of the dishes offered contain meat, cheese or other ingredients I prefer not to eat.
No need to worry – there are plenty of delicious tasting, plant-based, raw food versions of tacos, tostadas, burritos, chips, salsas, and yes, meatless enchiladas.
Meatless Enchiladas Recipe
Equipment Needed: High Speed Blender and Dehydrator
Yield: 4 Enchiladas
– Corn Tortillas – see recipe
- Make corn tortillas at least one day or several days ahead.
Note: if you choose to purchase tortillas, look for gluten free or use coconut wraps.
– Enchilada Marinated Filling:
- 1 cup shredded cabbage, finely shredded
- 1 tablespoon diced red onion
- 1/2 cup non-GMO corn, kernels only (you can use organic frozen corn)
- 1/2 cup seeded, and diced red pepper
- 1/2 avocado, diced
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt
- 1/4 Mexican seasoning or ground cumin powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Mexican chilli powder blend
1. For marinade, place all ingredients in large mixing bowl and stir.
2. For filling, place all vegetables, except avocado, in bowl with marinade, mix well, and allow the mixture to sit for 1-3 hours.
Chili Colorado Sauce Recipe:
Equipment Needed: High Speed Blender
- 2 dried red California or Anahiem chilies, stemmed and seeded
- 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped (1 cup)
- 1/2 tablespoon evaporated cane juice, or coconut nectar, or coconut crystals
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon Mexican chili powder blend
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt
- 1/8 teaspoon Mexican seasoning mix, or cumin powder
- 1/8 teaspoon oregano seasoning
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
Preparation Steps Continued:
3. For Colorado Sauce, break open the dried chilies, remove the seeds and place in bowl with water, and allow to sit for 30 minutes. When finished, drain liquid.
4. Place chilies in high speed blender, along with remaining Colorado sauce ingredients, except for olive oil. Blend until completely smooth. Add olive oil and continue blending to emulsify. Divide equally into two glass containers.
5. Drain the marinated vegetables, using your hands, gently squeeze out excess moisture and juice. You can keep marinade juice for soups or dressings. Add half of the Chili Colorado Sauce to marinated vegetable mixture, and all the diced avocado, and mix well.
6. Ready to assembly enchiladas: To fill enchiladas, brush the inside of each tortilla with approximately 1 tablespoon chili Colorado sauce. Spoon 1/4 cup of marinated vegetable mixture along the length of one tortilla, roll and place on teflex sheet. Brush additional Colorado sauce over top and dehydrate at 105 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes to 1-2 hours before serving.
7. Remove and plate enchiladas. For presentation and added flavor, top with Sour Cream, Mole Sauce, or additional Colorado Sauce.
Variations: for a change in filling, try a combination of the marinated vegetables and Mexican Seasoned Ground Un-Meat Filling
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