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Vegan Black Bean and Pumpkin Enchiladas

Fall takes on Mexican food like no other! These pumpkin enchiladas will knock your socks off. So flavorful and easy to make, with a perfect creamy twist.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword green enchiladas, vegan enchiladas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 300 kcal
Author Sophia DeSantis


  • 10 burrito sized tortillas , gluten free if needed
  • 24 oz. green tomatillo salsa
  • ¼ cup ground pistachios
  • 1 green onion , sliced


  • 15 ounces can black beans , drained and rinsed (one can)
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin (7 ½ oz or half a can)
  • ½ cup corn , frozen or fresh
  • 4 ounces green chiles (one small can)
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup  Vegan Cashew Cream
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C)

  2. Prepare Cashew Walnut Cream Sauce if not already prepared. Mix in the smoked paprika and onion powder. Set aside.

  3. In a medium sized bowl, mix black beans, pumpkin, corn, green chiles, garlic, chili powder and salt. 

  4. Place about ¼ of your tomatillo salsa in a baking dish, covering the bottom with a thin layer.

  5. Build enchiladas by placing a few spoonfuls of filling and one spoonful of cream sauce in the middle of each tortilla. 

  6. Next roll the tortilla and place seam side down in the baking dish. Repeat until all tortillas are used. 

  7. Cover the rolled tortillas with the remainder of your salsa. 

  8. Next add a little water to the remainder of the cream sauce to get it thin enough to pour. Drizzle over the top of the enchiladas. 

  9. Then, cover with your sliced green onions and finally, sprinkle with the ground pistachios.

  10. Bake for 25-30 minutes until the sauce is nice and bubbly.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Black Bean and Pumpkin Enchiladas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 749mg 31%
Potassium 280mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 3g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 17.8%
Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 10.2%
Iron 12.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.