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Spicy Vegan Tofu Enchiladas

These Spicy Tofu Enchiladas are filled with crispy tofu, beans and diced tomatoes and then topped with spicy chipotle sauce and avocado—what’s not to love?! They're easy to prep and you'll most likely have leftovers so you can enjoy them two days in a row! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: enchiladas, tofu enchiladas, vegan enchiladas
Servings: 6 enchiladas
Calories: 306kcal
Author: Erin

Ingredients

  • 6 soft taco shell size tortillas approx. 6"
  • 8 oz super firm tofu pressed then sliced into cubes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 10 oz. diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 15 oz. black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1-2 avocados for topping diced
  • 2-4 tbsp plain dairy free yogurt optional topping

For sauce:

  • 2 cups vegan-friendly marinara sauce
  • 1 tsp chipotle seasoning or more depending on how spicy you want it

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Pour tofu out on a plate and use a dish towel or several paper towels to soak up the moisture. I ended up using a dish towel plus two paper towels and pressed down on the tofu for a few seconds at a time. You want most of the moisture out but it's ok if you don't get it all. If you own a tofu press, use that instead.
  • Transfer the tofu to a bowl, add the taco seasoning and stir until the tofu is coated. Then, add 1 tbsp olive oil to a large skillet and cook tofu on medium-high heat for 10 minutes or until tofu is crispy.
  • While tofu is cooking, combine tomatoes, black beans and onion together in a bowl and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, stir the marinara sauce and chipotle seasoning together and set aside. Take 1/2 cup of the sauce and pour it into a 9x13 baking dish, using a spoon or spatula to spread the sauce all over the dish.
  • To assemble the enchiladas: scoop a spoonful of the tomato mixture into one tortilla, then add a spoonful of the cooked tofu. Roll the tortilla and put the fold side down into the baking dish. Repeat this process until all enchiladas are assembled.
  • Pour remaining sauce and diced tomato mixture overtop of the enchiladas and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add avocado and/or dairy free yogurt to enchiladas before serving, and enjoy!

Notes

-The longer you press the tofu, the firmer it'll be and the crispier it'll get when you fry it
*Calories are an estimation and are per enchilada
Leftovers: store leftovers in a container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 545mg | Potassium: 912mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 892IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 4mg