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Terrific Turkey Enchiladas

Enchiladas are a favorite dish in my home, especially to our little girl, who calls them "laladas." This is a really tasty take on the classic southwestern dish. —Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • ENCHILADAS:
  • 3/4 pound ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Place first 6 ingredients in a food processor; cover and pulse until blended.
  • In a large skillet, cook turkey, onion and garlic in oil over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Remove from heat; stir in salsa, cornmeal and seasonings.
  • Spoon 1/3 cup turkey mixture down the center of each tortilla; top with 2 tablespoons cheese. Roll up and place seam side down in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Spoon corn mixture over top; sprinkle with olives and remaining cheese.
  • Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 5-10 minutes or until heated through. If desired, top with additional chopped cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
2 enchiladas: 968 calories, 55g fat (23g saturated fat), 155mg cholesterol, 1766mg sodium, 81g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 41g protein.

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