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Low-Carb Zucchini Enchilada Roll Ups

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time40 mins

A low-carb and guilt free alternative to a Mexican favorite - Enchiladas!

Low carb zucchini enchiladas

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 onion, chopped
 2 garlic, minced
 1 tsp ground cumin
 2 tsp chilli powder
 3 cups chicken, cut into strips
 1 ⅓ cups red enchilada sauce
 4 zucchini
 2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
 sour cream
 cilantro, chopped

Preheat oven to 350ºF.


Prepare the zucchini by thinly slicing it horizontally, into long sheets of zucchini. They should be about a 1/8 inch thickness. This can be done with a mandolin or carefully with a knife.


In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the onion, and season with salt. Saute until golden, around 5 minutes, then add the garlic, cumin, chili, 1 cup enchilada sauce, and the chicken. Stir until combined, then set aside until needed.


After that, lay out the zucchini slices on a cutting board and place 3 tablespoons of the chicken enchilada mixture at one end of the zucchini slice. Carefully, roll-up the zucchini to wrap up the filling. Transfer each roll-up to a 9x13 baking dish, seam side down. Repeat with the remaining zucchini and chicken mixture.


When all the roll-ups are in the baking dish, pour the rest of the enchilada sauce on top of the zucchinis, and sprinkle with cheese.


Bake for approximately 20 minutes and until cheese is melted. When done garnish with sour cream and cilantro and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2

Servings 6