Enchiladas are all the best things in life wrapped up into one. They’re gooey, filling, and so comforting!

We thought we would mix it up for you this Cinco de Mayo. These recipes from the Food Monster App will show you how to use enchilada flavor to create delicious pasta, casseroles, stews, and even fries!


1. Enchilada Lasagna Enchilada Lasagna

This Enchilada Lasagna is comfort food heaven! This dish is made up of layer upon layer of homemade enchilada sauce, cheese, corn tortillas, and tender sweet potatoes. It’s perfect for when you’re trying to feed a crowd.

2. Enchilada Pasta Casserole Enchilada Pasta Casserole

This Enchilada Pasta Casserole is perfect for potlucks, family gatherings, or otherwise. Plus you get all of the spice and flavor of Mexican food in the comforting shape of a casserole.

3. Cauliflower Rice Enchilada Casserole 

This Cauliflower Rice Enchilada Casserole is a lighter take on one of the heaviest foods! 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.

4. Lentil Enchilada PastaLentil Enchilada Pasta

Look at how decadent this Lentil Enchilada Pasta looks! This dish has all the comfort of a pasta dish with a light and fresh touch from the greens and avocados. Tomatoes, hot spices, and lentils are combined in a sauce that’s “meaty” and savory.


5. Enchilada Casserole Enchilada Casserole

This Enchilada Casserole is about to be a hit at your gathering! Soft corn tortillas are filled with sautéed onions, mushrooms, and tomatoes, and topped with beans. The enchiladas are then arranged in a baking dish, covered with a homemade salsa, and baked in the oven until warm and bubbly.

6. Skillet Cheesy Enchilada Stew Skillet Cheesy Enchilada Stew [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

This Skillet Cheesy Enchilada Stew is super simple and takes very little clean up! This hearty, luscious stew is an ode to the enchilada in all its glory. It’s a perfect dish for sharing at a party, or around the dinner table with a bunch of your closest friends!


7. Enchilada Fries 

These Enchilada Fries are perfect if you need a unique appetizer or side! Sometimes the same old oven fries just won’t cut it.

Need more inspiration? Check out 25 Zesty Recipes for Cinco de Mayo by downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

Lead image source: Enchilada Pasta Casserole