Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchiladas
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Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchiladas

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 Enchiladas
Calories 224kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 large skin-on zucchini sliced thinly with a mandoline or vegetable peeler
  • 3 cups shredded chicken
  • 2 cups low carb enchilada sauce store-bought or homemade
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups Mexican cheese blend
  • Plain Greek yogurt optional garnish
  • Fresh cilantro optional garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchiladas
  • Add minced garlic to a large skillet on medium heat. Gently stir and cook for about 1 minute. Add shredded chicken, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and 1 cup of enchilada sauce. Stir to combine. Allow the chicken, spices and sauce to simmer while preparing next step.
    Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchiladas
  • Using a mandoline slicer, thinly slice 3 large skin-on zucchini. You’ll need 48 slices total for this dish.  
    Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchiladas
  • Place 4 slices (overlapping half-way over the next) on a flat surface. Add 2 tablespoons shredded chicken to the center of the zucchini layers. Sprinkle on shredded cheese and roll up both sides.
    Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchiladas
  • Place the enchilada seam down in a 9x13 casserole dish. Complete this process until 12 enchiladas are formed and ingredients are used up.
    Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchiladas
  • Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the enchiladas. Sprinkle remaining shredded cheese on top and place in the over for 20 minutes.
    Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchiladas
  • Garnish with optional Greek yogurt and cilantro and serve warm.
    Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchiladas

Nutrition

Serving: 1Enchilada | Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 365mg | Potassium: 431mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 19% | Vitamin C: 38% | Calcium: 23% | Iron: 9%