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Slow Cooker Creamy Chipotle Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Slow Cooker Creamy Chipotle Sweet Potato Enchiladas

These Slow Cooker Creamy Chipotle Sweet Potato Enchiladas really are super simple to make but are truly delicious and different enough to serve even for a dinner party. They would be perfect served up with a side of cilantro lime rice.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 557kcal


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ½ tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • pinch of salt
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 3 sweet potatoes (1 to 1 ½ pounds, peeled and cubed)
  • 15 ounces canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • ¾ teaspoon cumin
  • ¾ teaspoon cilantro
  • 2 cups shredded cheese


  • In a small saucepan over medium high heat melt butter
  • Stir in flour to melted buter
  • Slowly add broth while whisking until smooth and well combined
  • Let simmer for 3-5 minutes while sauce thickens continue whisking
  • Reduce heat and add cubed cream cheese and adobo sauce
  • Continue to whisk together until cream cheese is melted and sauce is smooth, add salt to taste
  • Spray crock well with non-stick spray
  • Layer about ½ cup sauce on bottom of crock and then cover with about 4 tortillas (tear apart as necessary to fit)
  • Toss together peeled and diced sweet potatoes with beans, cumin and cilantro
  • Layer ½ of the sweet potato mixture over the tortillas
  • Top with another layer of 4 tortillas and ½ to 1 cup of sauce
  • Repeat and top with remaining sauce and cheese
  • Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-5 hours


I made these in my 5 quart oval slow cooker on low for 5 hours


Calories: 557kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 2079mg | Potassium: 625mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 10335IU | Vitamin C: 3.8mg | Calcium: 323mg | Iron: 3.2mg