Tasty Turkey and Black Bean Enchiladas

Careema Bell

By
@ccbell02

One of my facorite childhood memories is making enchiladas with my mom. This recipe replaces the beef with equal parts ground turkey and black beans and adds some other veggies and spices I prefer. This also omits that dreadful taco seasoning packet for more traditional mexican seasoning. Enjoy!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1/2 lb
ground turkey
1
large can black beans (rinsed and drained)
3
jalapeno peppers or serrano peppers diced and seeded
2
large sweet onions diced
2
large (28 ounce or larger) enchilada sauce
1
package burrito size tortillas (i use whole wheat)
2-8 oz
packages 4 cheese mexican blend or your favorite cheese shredded
3 Tbsp
chili powder
3 Tbsp
cumin
2 Tbsp
salt
2 Tbsp
pepper
2 Tbsp
parsley flakes
3 Tbsp
garlic chopped
cooking spray

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown turkey and drain.
2
Add seasonings, peppers, onions, beans and 1/4 cup cheese and 3/4 cup enchilada sauce to turkey and heat through.
3
Spray a baking dish and begin to fill tortillas with bean and meat mixture. Fold enchiladas envelope style similar to burritos. Place in sprayed pan seam side down.
4
Cover filled enchiladas with remaining sauce making sure enchiladas are completely coated and soaked with the sauce to avoid cracking and drying. Top with remaining cheese.
5
Bake at 375 for 1 hour or until heated through. Allow to rest about 10 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Tacos & Burritos
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy