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Cheesy Turkey Enchiladas

Cheesy turkey enchiladas. Works well with chicken, pork or beef as well. Makes 18, one 13" x 9" and one 8" x 8" baking dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 358kcal
Author: Cynthia


  • 2 cups cooked shredded turkey
  • 3 cups shredded cheese cheddar, jack or a combination, divided (about 1 pound)
  • 1 cup white onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 28 ounce can red enchilada sauce mild, medium or spicy
  • 16 corn tortillas
  • 2 green onions diced
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (optional)


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Heat enchilada sauce to a bare simmer. Pour into a shallow pan or dish.
  • Mix turkey, 2 cups cheese, onions, salt and pepper together in a large bowl.
  • Pour 1/4 cup enchilada sauce in the bottom of each baking dish, just to coat bottom.
  • Soak tortillas, 2 or 3 at a time in enchilada sauce to soften.
  • Place a scant 1/3 cup of filling in the middle of each tortilla, roll and place, seam side down in baking dish, nestling enchiladas next to each other.
  • Top with remaining sauce and 2 cups cheese. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20-25 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  • Serve with sliced green onions, olives and sour cream.


Serving: 2pieces | Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 1777mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1067IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 279mg | Iron: 2mg