Black Bean Vegan Enchiladas

These black bean vegan enchiladas are packed with complex flavors, plenty of nutrition and antioxidants. It’s a wonderful dish for Meatless Monday.

1 tbs canola oil
1 medium size yellow onion finely chopped, approximately 8 oz
2 cloves garlic minced
3 tbs chili powder
2 tsp cumin powder
2 cups cooked black beans
1 tsp salt
2 cups tomato puree or 1 can 15 oz tomato sauce + ½ cup water
½ cup + 1 tbs chopped fresh cilantro
1 medium size jalapeno pepper seeded, finely chopped, approximately 1 oz
8 oz vegan cheese Mexican style GoVeggie preferred
12-14 5.5-inch corn tortillas (gluten-free if desired)


  1. Heat oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic to cook until soft and fragrant, about 3 minutes. Add the chili powder, cumin powder, and salt. Cook another 2 minutes. Add the beans and tomato puree and bring to a boil. Turn the heat to low. Mash the beans with a potato masher and simmer 5 minutes
  2. Remove the bean mixture from the heat and strain, reserving the sauce. Transfer the strained bean mixture to a medium bowl and mix together with ½ cup cilantro, jalapenos, and 4 oz of cheese.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 °F.