Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
Download food monster: the biggest, baddest, yummiest vegan food app!
Buy the #EatForThePlanet book


Food Monster - Recipes

Cauliflower Rice Enchilada Casserole [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and paid versions. The app is loaded with thousands of allergy-friendly & vegan recipes/cooking tips, has hundreds of search filters and features like bookmarking, meal plans and more! The app shows you how having diet/health/food preferences can be full of delicious abundance rather than restrictions!

This new cauliflower rice enchilada casserole is an irresistible Mexican fusion food delight. Cauliflower rice is mixed with black beans and spices, followed by creamy avocado sauce, savory tomato sauce, tortillas, and more! You'll want to make this again and again.

Cauliflower Rice Enchilada Casserole [Vegan, Gluten-Free]





Cook Time



For the Casserole:

  • Your favorite enchilada sauce
  • 1 batch Mexican Fiesta Cauliflower Rice
  • 6-8 tortillas (gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 batch avocado sauce (recipe below)
  • 1 batch vegan cheese sauce (recipe below)

For the Avocado Sauce:

  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • Water, to thin if needed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Vegan Cheese Sauce:

  • 1 cup cashews (soaked in hot water for 15 minutes)
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon tahini sesame paste


To Make the Vegan Cheese Sauce:

  1. Blend everything together until smooth.

To Make the Avocado Sauce:

  1. Blend everything together until smooth.

To Make the Casserole:

  1. First, use a food processor or blender and make a batch of the cauliflower rice and black beans.
  2. Have your favorite enchilada sauce and the avocado sauce all set. Prepare a casserole pan.
  3. Start with some enchilada sauce on the bottom of your casserole dish and follow this with cauliflower rice and beans. Add a layer of gluten free tortillas and top them with avocado sauce. Repeat this until you run out of rice and sauces.
  4. Depending on the size of your casserole dish, you should get 2-3 layers. Finishing the dish by spreading the whole batch of the vegan cheese sauce over it. Finally, cover the pan with aluminum foil, bake for 20 minutes at 415°F.





Always simple, always gluten-free, always scrumptious! Florian Nouh is the recipe developer, photographer, and cook behind Contentedness Cooking. I'm a food enthusiast who loves creating vegan and gluten-free recipes. The recipes on Contentedness Cooking range from fruity breakfasts to hearty lunches, from delicious dinners to scrumptious desserts – there is something for everyone, all easy to make by home cooks without the need for special equipment. It’s all about natural ingredients, healthy choices, and embracing creativity.



Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!​

Browse through recent recipes below:

Buttery Cornbread Squares [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Buttery Cornbread Squares [Vegan]

Tempeh Black Bean Burgers With Creamy Dill Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Spicy Beans With Creamy Cashew Cheese Sauce and Crispy Potato Wedges [Vegan]

Chocolate Cashew Pudding [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

0 comments on “Cauliflower Rice Enchilada Casserole [Vegan, Gluten-Free]”

Click to add comment

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Follow us on

Do Not Show This Again


Submit to OneGreenPlanet

Terms & Conditions ×