Creamy Spinach Enchiladas

Creamy Spinach Enchiladas

Try a lighter touch for a Mexican favorite by filling tortillas with frozen spinach and cottage cheese, then baking with prepared sauce and cheese.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1/2
cup sliced green onions
1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant® Frozen Spinach, thawed, well drained
1
cup small-curd cottage or ricotta cheese
1/2
cup sour cream
6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
12
(6-inch) corn tortillas, heated
1
(10-oz.) can Old El Paso® Mild Enchilada Sauce
Sliced green onions, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Melt margarine in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1/2 cup onions; cook and stir 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add spinach; cook 1 minute or until spinach is thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in cottage cheese, sour cream and 1 cup of the cheese.
  2. Spoon 1/4 cup filling down center of each tortilla; roll up. Place, seam side down, in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Pour enchilada sauce evenly over tortillas; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  3. Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until bubbly and thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with sliced green onions.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tip
To drain the spinach, place it in a sieve or colander. Once it's thawed, use the back of a wooden spoon to press out the excess moisture.
Serving Suggestion
For a crisp-textured accompaniment, serve a romaine salad with mandarin orange segments, slivered almonds and a purchased poppy seed dressing.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 155),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 670mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.