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Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

Sometimes you want nothing more than a quick, easy dinner -- but for vegans, this isn't always an easy task. But if you're willing to spend a little extra cash for store-made meat-replacement taco mix, pico de gallo and guacamole, you can throw together a pan of mouth-watering enchiladas and have dinner on the table in thirty to forty minutes.

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Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

You will need:

1 package white flour tortillas (you can also use corn tortillas if you want to go gluten-free) 1 package LightLife SmartLean taco-seasoned meat replacement 1 cup prepared pico de gallo 1 16-ounce can black beans 1 cup frozen corn 1 jar enchilada sauce Prepared guacamole, if desired

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

1. Drain and rinse the beans

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

2. Put the beans and the prepared taco meat mix in a bowl together.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

3. Add the pico de gallo.  

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

4. Add the corn.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

5. Mix everything together thoroughly.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

6.Put a spoonful or two of the sauce into a pan.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

Tilt the pan until it's coated with the sauce.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

7. Spoon the mixture into a tortilla and roll it up.  

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

8. Arrange the rolled-up tortillas in the pan, side by side.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

Lovely.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

9. Pour the rest of the enchilada sauce over the enchiladas and bake for 25 minutes or so.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

You can add vegan cheese, either to the mixture or sprinkled on top -- or both. But this dish is just as good without it.

Easy vegan enchiladas for a quick dinner on Meatless Monday

You can substitute refried beans for the meat replacement, or even sauteed spinach or another leafy green.



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