Best Turkey Enchiladas Recipe

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Jane Kaylie

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Best Turkey Enchiladas Recipe

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Serves:
3
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

3 c
shredded cooked turkey
3 c
(12-oz) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1-4 oz
cans chopped green chiles, drained
1/2 c
minced fresh cilantro
salt & pepper to taste
12-6 inch soft corn tortillas
2 1/2 c
(20 oz) canned enchilada sauce or enchilada sauce
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 onion, minced
1/2 tsp
salt
3 Tbsp
chili powder
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp
cumin
2 tsp
sugar
2-8 oz
cans tomato sauce
1/2 c
water

How to Make Best Turkey Enchiladas Recipe

Step-by-Step

  • 1Sauce : Heat the oil in a 12 inch skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and salt and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • 2Stir in the chili powder, garlic, cumin and sugar. Cook 15 seconds. Stir in the tomato sauce and water.
  • 3Bring to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt & pepper; reserve.
  • 4Enchiladas : Adjust the oven rack to the middle position. Heat oven to 400 F.
  • 5Combine the turkey, 2-cups, cheddar, ½-cup of sauce, chilies and cilantro. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Stack the tortillas on a microwave safe plate.
  • 6Cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high until warm, about 40-60 seconds. Lightly coat a 9x13 inch baking dish with vegetable spray.
  • 7Spread the warm tortillas out on a clean counter top. Place ⅓-cup of the turkey mixture evenly down the center of each tortilla. Tightly roll the tortilla and then lay seam side down in the baking dish.
  • 8A second layer will be necessary. Lightly spray the enchiladas with vegetable spray.
  • 9Pour 1-cup of the remaining sauce over the enchiladas to coat thoroughly. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese down the center of the enchiladas.
  • 10Cover the dish with foil and bake 20-25 minutes, until heated through. Remove foil and continue to bake until cheddar cheese browns, about 5 minutes.
  • 11Serve with remaining sauce.

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About Best Turkey Enchiladas Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American