Butternut Squash Enchiladas With Tomatillo Sauce

Recipe by Zetty66
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READY IN: 1hr 55mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • TO PREPARE THE SAUCE:.
  • Peel the outer skins off tomatillos and blanch in boiling water for 4-5 minutes.
  • Place tomatillos in a food processor along with chicken stock, cilantro, green onion, jalapeno and puree (you may need to divide this to fit in your processor).
  • Transfer to saute pan and simmer over med-low heat.
  • Stir in sugar and pepper.
  • In a small saucepan melt the butter and whisk in the flour to make a roux.
  • Add roux to sauce for desired thickness, salt to taste.
  • Set aside.
  • TO PREPARE THE SQUASH FILLING:.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cut squash in half lengthwise to clean out seeds.
  • Place in small baking dish cut side up in one half inch of water and cook until soft (40-50 min).
  • Let cool and spoon out meat (can be done a day ahead).
  • Heat olive oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. Add garlic, onions and saute 2-3 minute until translucent.
  • Mix in squash and corn and set aside.
  • TO ASSEMBLE ENCHILADAS:.
  • Quickly dip the tortillas in some of the enchilada sauce to soften them.
  • Place a spoon or two of the squash mixture on a tortilla along with some cheese and roll up.
  • Repeat, placing enchiladas side by side until baking dish is full.
  • Top enchiladas with sauce and a little cheese.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
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