Stormy’s Secret-Veggie Enchiladas Family Style

These Secret-Veggie Enchiladas are layered in a baking dish and topped with a melty, crispy crust of cheese and tortilla! Long ago, Stormy’s best friend made a super simple enchilada dish that was so good it hurt. A few years later, her sister-in-law shared with her a similar version that was veggie-loaded and just as delicious. This recipe is a blending of those 2 starkly different yet equally loved meals that is easy and enjoyable to make.

Stormy loves this recipe because she can use up whatever veggies she has on hand and it’s always delicious! While her son does his best to avoid eating vegetables this is the perfect dish to sneak in a bunch without anyone, especially her 3 year old veggie detective, noticing! For veggies you don’t typically eat, she suggests dicing them super small while chopping your faves big and chunky for texture.

Secret-Veggie Enchiladas Family Style 


  • Kaukau 4 Keiki Veggies, chopped or diced
  • Green onions, diced
  • Garlic, diced
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • Juice from ½ a Lime
  • Olive oil or butter
  • 1 lb Pre-cooked hamburger
  • 1 tub Sour cream
  • 1 packet Enchilada seasoning
  • 1 can Beans, black or pinto
  • 6 Flour tortillas
  • Cheese, shredded


  1. Wash and prep all of your veggies. On med-high heat, add oil or butter to your largest skillet.
  2. Sauté your chunky cut veggies for 4-5 minutes then add your smaller diced veggies and cook until they just start to soften. Mix in your enchilada seasoning and water according to packet instructions, stir until well combined.
  3. Add pre-cooked hamburger, half the tub of sour cream, the can of beans, lime juice, and simmer for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then remove from heat.
  4. Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees. Now it’s time to layer! In a 9×13 baking dish place 2 flour tortillas, a thin layer of shredded cheese, and a layer of your veggie/hamburger mixture. Add another layer of cheese and repeat; tortillas, cheese, veggie/hamburger mixture. Top it with your last 2 tortillas, one more layer of cheese and cover with foil. 
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, remove foil and continue baking until cheese is melty and tortilla edges are lightly browned and crisp. Cut into squares and serve hot. Enjoy!

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