Dinner parties are always fun to attend, but the to-do list can build up pretty quickly and make planning more frustrating than fun. This is why you should always have some make-ahead dinner options up your sleeve. These 17 delectable enchilada recipes give you that choice with easy prep and flexible ingredients.

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1. Spinach and Black Bean Enchiladas: Whether you’re feeding vegetarians, meat-eaters or a mix of the two, these plant-based enchiladas will please them all. They’re stuffed with hearty beans, tender veggies and melty cheese, and are smothered with a smokey sauce folks won’t be able to resist. (via The Last Food Blog)

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2. Homemade Enchiladas and Sour Cream: If you want to impress family or friends with your mad homemaking skills, this recipe lets you do it all. A generous amount of jalapeño beans are tucked into nourishing, homespun spelt tortillas, then smothered with homemade sauce and sour cream. (via Faring Well)

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3. Veggie Enchilada Skillet Recipe: If rolling enchiladas one by one isn’t your thing, it’s cool. You can still roll with the idea of enchiladas by throwing together this deliciously simple skillet dinner. (via The Cook Report)

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4. Corn and Goat Cheese Enchiladas: Sweet corn and the addition of crumbled tangy goat cheese are what make these bad boys stand out from the rest, and we are *so* into it. (via Tasty Seasons)

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5. Enchilada Zucchini Boats: Living the low-carb lifestyle should not have you missing out on enchilada goodness. Stuffed to the brim with beans, veggies and gooey cheese, these zucchini boats are a total godsend and you don’t have to hesitate over spooning seconds. (via B. Britnell)

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6. Sweet Potato Enchiladas With Chipotle Stout Pomegranate Sauce: Between the sweetness from the sweet potatoes and the smokiness from the deep chipotle stout sauce, your tastebuds won’t know what hit them. (via The Beeroness)


7. Enchiladas Verde: If you’re more partial to a red enchilada sauce, this recipe may change you. These tasty enchiladas are smothered in a tangy green chili concoction that will leave you craving them on the regular. (via Recipris)

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8. Enchilada Stuffed Grilled Portobello Mushrooms: If you think portobello pizzas have granted your low-carb wishes, you need to give these gems a whirl. These caps are stuffed with corn, beans and cheese to create a hearty and filling dinner that will have you forgetting about tortillas in no time. (via Sweet Peas and Saffron)

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9. Autumn Squash Enchiladas: Velvety butternut squash, beans and other tasty veggies create a robust filling that makes this dish as delicious as it is nutritious. (via College Housewife)

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10. Quinoa Enchilada Casserole: You can have your grains and your enchiladas too! Thanks to this glorious bowl of fiber-filled goodies, you get the essence of your fave enchiladas in a hassle-free casserole form. (via The Iron You)

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11. Creamy Veggie Enchilada Pie: This mile-high pie is a masterpiece in its own right, yet it’s a cinch to put together. It’s GF and vegetarian-friendly, and best of all, a great opportunity to clean out your crisper. (You can leave that last part under wraps, though.) (via Natural Comfort Kitchen)

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12. Spinach, Mushroom and Onion Red Enchiladas: These tortilla shells are jam-packed with a healthy filling and smothered in a true red enchilada sauce that will have your guests looking for seconds. (via Isabel Eats)

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13. Vegetarian Enchilada Shepherd’s Pie: Throwing a plant-based spin on shepherd’s pie is one thing. Simultaneously bringing the essence of enchiladas to it is a whole other thing that brings this dish to new heights. (via Girl Adulting)

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14. Inspiralized Vegetable Enchiladas: Spiralized veggies are showing up everywhere — from soups to noodle replacements. They’re also proving to be an awesome addition to enchiladas, and these cheesy pockets confirm that. (via Joyful Healthy Eats)

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15. One-Pot Enchilada Orzo: Because everyone loves comfort food, this cheesy and dreamy enchilada orzo is sure to be a hit at your next dinner party. And if that alone hasn’t convinced you, consider the ease of prep and clean-up with it being a one-pot dish. SCORE. (via Creme de la Crumb)

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16. Spicy Tofu Vegan Enchiladas: Hey vegans, you too can dig into enchilada goodness. These spiced-up enchiladas are filled with crispy tofu chunks, beans and juicy tomatoes. Also worth noting: The smokey chipotle sauce will knock your socks off in the best way. (via The Almond Eater)

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17. Primal/Paleo Enchiladas: If you thought enchiladas were a huge no-no in the Paleo lifestyle, we have some amazing news. A few simple tweaks allow you to enjoy these bad boys in all of their saucy goodness, so grab your forks and get ready to dig in. (via Wicked Spatula)

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