Green Turkey Enchiladas

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Enchiladas are a great way to use up leftover turkey after the holidays. This quick recipe really adds flavor to your poultry.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 55 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (4 oz.) diced green chilies, undrained
  • 1 jar (16 oz.) four-cheese Alfredo sauce
  • 1 jar (8 oz.) green salsa
  • 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 2 cups chopped cooked turkey
  • 10 flour tortillas (8")
  • 1 cup shredded Manchego cheese
  • ⅓ cup shredded Cotija cheese

Directions

  • In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add green bell pepper; cook and stir for 2 minutes longer.
  • Add undrained chilies, Alfredo sauce, and salsa; simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat; remove 1 cup of this mixture to a medium bowl. Stir in cream cheese until melted, then add pepper jack cheese and turkey.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Pour ½ cup sauce in bottom of 9" × 13" baking dish. Divide turkey mixture among tortillas; roll up and place on sauce. Pour remaining sauce over.
  • Sprinkle with Manchego and Cotija cheese. Bake for 35 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and cheese is melted and lightly browned.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (4 oz.) diced green chilies, undrained
  • 1 jar (16 oz.) four-cheese Alfredo sauce
  • 1 jar (8 oz.) green salsa
  • 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 2 cups chopped cooked turkey
  • 10 flour tortillas (8")
  • 1 cup shredded Manchego cheese
  • ⅓ cup shredded Cotija cheese

Directions

  • In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add green bell pepper; cook and stir for 2 minutes longer.
  • Add undrained chilies, Alfredo sauce, and salsa; simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat; remove 1 cup of this mixture to a medium bowl. Stir in cream cheese until melted, then add pepper jack cheese and turkey.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Pour ½ cup sauce in bottom of 9" × 13" baking dish. Divide turkey mixture among tortillas; roll up and place on sauce. Pour remaining sauce over.
  • Sprinkle with Manchego and Cotija cheese. Bake for 35 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and cheese is melted and lightly browned.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories700
Total Fat42g
Saturated Fat23g
Cholesterol115mg
Sodium2040mg
Total Carbohydrate53g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars6g
Protein27g