Low-Carb Chicken Zucchini Enchilada!!

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This Low-carb Chicken Zucchini Enchilada is made with “zucchini tortillas” and it’s loaded with enchilada sauce, chicken, and cheese. It’s also gluten-free and very flavorful.

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Ingredients  [ For 2 to 4 people ]    [   Preparation time : 15 minute  –  Cooking time : 20 minutes  ]

  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 3 c. Shredded chicken
  • 1 1/3 cup red enchilada sauce, divided
  • 4 large zucchini, (sliced with a mandolin or peeler)
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • Sour cream, for drizzling
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish

Preparation Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and salt.
  3. Cook until golden and brown. It’s about 5 minutes. Add garlic, cumin, chili powder, shredded chicken and 1 cup enchilada sauce.
  4. Stir well until combined.
  5. Using a vegetable peeler or a mandolin make thin slices of zucchini. On a cutting board, lay out four zucchini slices slightly overlapping. Then, add two tablespoons of chicken mixture on top. Roll up and transfer carefully to a baking dish. Repeat with remaining zucchini and chicken mixture.
  6. After that, use remaining enchilada sauce to top the zucchini enchiladas.
  7. Sprinkle the shredded Monterey Jack cheese and cheddar cheese.
  8. Bake for approximately 20 minutes and until cheese is melted.
  9. Garnish with sour cream and cilantro and serve.

 

Enjoy it!!

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