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Recipe of the day Low carb cheese enchiladas

Rezept des Tages Low Carb Käse Enchiladas

These amazing enchiladas are made with cauliflower and low carb sauce and only provide around 3 grams of net carbohydrates per piece.

Servings: 6 portions of 2 enchiladas each

Preparation time: 45 min

Enchiladas ingredients:

  • 500 grams / 3 cups thawed frozen cauliflower chopped into small pieces
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups of grated mozzarella

Enchilada sauce ingredients:

  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped or crushed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup low carb pizza or tomato sauce
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees.
  2. Mix cauliflower, eggs and cheese.
  3. Form 12 15 cm round enchiladas on 2 greased baking trays.
  4. Bake the enchiladas for 12 to 14 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.
  5. Once cool, carefully remove the enchiladas from the baking tray.
  6. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  7. Place the onions, garlic, chili powder and oil in a frying pan and heat the mixture over a medium heat for 5 minutes until the onions are soft.
  8. Add the oregano, cumin, salt, pepper and sauce and stir until hot.
  9. Mix the cheese.
  10. Dip each enchilada into the heated sauce and place golden side up in an ungreased casserole. Spoon some of the cheese mixture onto each enchilada.
  11. Roll the enchiladas and place them on a baking sheet. Pour the remaining sauce and cheese over the enchiladas.
  12. Bake the enchiladas for 20 minutes until the cheese is golden.
  13. Optional: add small pieces of lettuce, olives and fresh, chopped tomatoes to the enchiladas.

Nutritional values:

  • Calories: 376 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
    • Of which net carbohydrates: 6 g
  • Protein: 25 g
  • Fat: 32 g
  • Dietary fiber: 2 g

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