Bean and mushroom enchiladas

Bean and mushroom enchiladas

Bean and mushroom enchiladas.

A hearty family meal that’s easy to make, cheap and nutritious.


Bean and mushroom enchiladas


  • 2 tsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 250g mushrooms, sliced
  • 23 tsp chilli powder (mild or hot, to taste)
  • 1 heaped tsp oregano
  • 1 heaped tsp cumin
  • 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 x 400g can mixed beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 x 400g can green lentils
  • 4 large wholemeal tortillas (approx 65g each)
  • 200g low-fat yogurt
  • 75g reduced-fat Cheddar


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas 4. Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the onion for 2-3 minutes until soft. Add the garlic, yellow pepper, mushrooms, chilli powder, oregano and cumin. Stir the ingredients together.
  2. Add the tomatoes, tomato puree and carrot. Mix well. Bring to the boil, turn down the heat, cover with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the mixed beans and green lentils, mix and bring back to boiling point. Stir and remove from the heat.
  4. Spread 4 tablespoons of the chilli mixture over the base of a large ovenproof dish. Lay the tortillas onto a board, divide the rest of the chilli mixture between them, fold over the ends and roll up to seal, to create the enchiladas. Place them in a row in the ovenproof dish.
  5. Mix the yogurt and grated Cheddar together, and dot over the enchiladas. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned. Serve with salad.

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