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Tomatillo and Black Bean Enchiladas

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8


  • Food processor


  • 8 corn tortillas

Tomatillo Sauce

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 4 oz mushrooms, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 large tomatillos, husked and cut into large pieces
  • 1 jalapeno, cut into slices
  • c veg stock
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ancho pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • ½ c fire roasted diced tomatoes from can (mostly tomato with little juice)
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp tajin

Optional Toppings

  • cilantro
  • shredded cheese
  • avocado
  • greek yogurt of sour cream
  • sprinkling of red pepper flakes


  • Preheat oven to 375.

Tomatillo Sauce

  • Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. After warmed through, add onion, mushroom and garlic. Sauté until onions begin to soften, about 5 minutes, stirring as needed.
  • Add the remaining tomatillo sauce ingredients and stir to combine. Bring to a rolling simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the tomatillo mixture to a food processor, and process until smooth. Set aside.


  • Combine all filling ingredients in a medium bowl and stir well.

Assemble the enchiladas

  • Pour ½ cup of the tomatillo mixure in the bottom of a baking dish and spread evenly.
  • Spoon 2-3 tbsp of the filling onto a tortilla and roll it up. Place the tortilla seam side down in the prepared baking dish. Assemble remaining encheladas and place in baking dish.
  • Once finished, spoon about ⅔ - 1 cup of the tomatilla mixture on top and spread evenly over all enchiladas. You will have about 1½ cups of tomatillo mixture remaining. Save this and set aside.
  • Cook for 25-30 minutes. If you like a crispier top, turn the broiler on high for the last two minutes of cooking
  • Remove from oven and spoon desired amount of remaining tomatillo sauce over the enchiladas. Serve with your choice of toppings and enjoy!