Sunday, October 19, 2014

Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce

The pumpkins have been so pretty this fall and delicious, maybe because we have had cooler weather, the meat of the pumpkin has been very sweet. I developed two new recipes for roasted pumpkin this fall Roasted Southwest Pumpkin Stew and these fabulous Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas. These Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas are just full of flavor with a wonderful Pumpkin Sauce to finish them. When I was making them my thought was that maybe we would have some left and freeze some for latter, well that didn't happen, we only had enough left for one lunch the next day, we loved these enchiladas and sure hope you do to!

Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce


Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce
Miz Helen's Kitchen
Ingredients
4 cups Roasted Pumpkin, chopped
1 cup black beans
1 cup whole Kernel Corn
1 yellow onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
1/2 cup green chilies
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Dash Cayenne Pepper
1 cup Sour Cream
1 Cup Green Enchilada Sauce
3 cups Montrey Jack and Cheddar Cheese Mix
8 tortillas, corn or flour
Directions
To Roast The Pumpkin
Cut the pumpkin in half and remove the seeds, then cut the pumpkin in large pieces.
Separate the seeds and set them aside.
Drizzle the pumpkin pieces with 1 tablespoon olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
Roast in the oven at 450 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool.
Peel the skin off the pumpkin and puree the meat in a food processor, or chop the pumpkin and store in the refrigerator for another use. 
For The Enchilada
In a very hot skillet pour 2 tablespoon olive oil, add the onions, beans, corn, green chilies,garlic and seasons.
Stirring constantly heat the mix until the onions are clear.
Stir in 3 cups chopped roasted pumpkin and simmer for 5 minutes, remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
Warm the tortilla's so they are more flexible to work with.
Place some of the mixture down the center of the tortilla sprinkle cheese on top of the mix and roll the tortilla.
Place the tortilla in a oil spayed 9X13 baking dish with the seam of the roll down.
For The Sauce
Place 1 cup of the chopped pumpkin in a medium size bowl and mash the pumpkin.
Add the Sour Cream and the Green Enchilada Sauce and mix well.
Finish The Enchilada's
Pour the sauce on top of the enchilada's and cover with the remainder of the cheese.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Let set for 10 minutes before serving.
Enjoy!
Print Recipe
Roast The Pumpkin


Chop The Pumpkin


Prepare The Filling


Add The Pumpkin


Fill The Tortilla and Sprinkle with Cheese


For The Sauce
Mash The Pumpkin


Add The Sour Cream and Green Enchilada Sauce



Roll The Tortilla and Place in Baking Dish
Cover With Sauce


Cover With Cheese and Bake


Let Cool Before Serving


Enjoy Your Enchilada's


Thanks so much for stopping by to spend time with us today, it is always great to see you. Visit a farmers market, get a pumpkin and make some of these great enchiladas, you will be so happy you did. Hope you have a fantastic week and come back to see us real soon!
Peace and Joy

10 comments:

  1. Pumpkin enchiladas! How perfect for fall! Never had or heard of this combo, and this enchilada lover will be making this asap!
    Jenna

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  2. Miz Helen - your pumpkin enchiladas looks soooooo DELICIOUS !!
    I'm definitely pinning it

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  3. Mmm ... this looks super delicious! Definitely going to give it a try:)

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  4. I love enchiladas! Really any Mexican recipe will get me...I adore Mexican food! These sound wonderful, Miz Helen! Thank you for sharing them with us at Foodie Fridays!

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  5. I really love savory pumpkin dishes. Nice job on these enchiladas!

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  6. These sound delicious, Miz Helen! Love the addition of the roasted pumpkin, that sounds absolutely wonderful! The perfect fall comfort food!

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  7. I love your TexMex pumpkin dish,,, incredibly creative. Thanks for bringing this to Weekend Bites.

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  8. What a great idea!! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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  9. Enchiladas are probably my favorite Mexican/TexMex food. Will have to make these for meatless night! Thank you for sharing!

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  10. Roasted pumpkin enchiladas looks delicious love to try it thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop. pinning.

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