I’m thrilled to share with you a low carb Mexican dish you’re gonna love: Chicken Enchilada Zucchini Roll-Ups. These savory and satisfying roll-ups are a healthier twist on traditional enchiladas and are perfect for any occasion, from a weeknight family dinner to a festive party appetizer. Not only are they delicious, but they are also packed with protein and nutrients, making them a guilt-free indulgence. So let’s roll up our sleeves and dive into this easy and flavorful recipe that’s sure to become a new favorite!
Chicken Enchilada Zucchini Roll-Ups Recipe:
- 3-4 medium zucchinis, sliced lengthwise into thin strips
- 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
- 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
- 1/2 cup enchilada sauce
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
- Slice the zucchinis lengthwise into thin strips using a mandolin or a sharp knife. Season the zucchini slices with salt and pepper to taste.
- In a bowl, mix together the shredded chicken, Mexican blend cheese, enchilada sauce, and chopped cilantro.
- Spread a spoonful of the chicken mixture onto each zucchini slice and roll it up tightly.
- Place the zucchini roll-ups seam-side down in the prepared baking dish. Repeat until all the chicken mixture and zucchini slices are used up.
- Bake the zucchini roll-ups in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Serve the chicken enchilada zucchini roll-ups hot and garnish with additional cilantro and sour cream, if desired.
Low Carb Mexican Dish
I’m a big fan of these Chicken Enchilada Zucchini Roll-Ups for many reasons. They are so easy to make, packed with flavor, and a healthier option than traditional enchiladas, thanks to the zucchini replacing the carb-heavy tortillas. Plus, they are perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a casual family dinner or an easy party appetizer.
Try this healthier enchilada recipe and let me know your thoughts. If you love it don’t forget to share this recipe with your friends and family who are looking for healthy and tasty meal ideas.
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