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a casserole dish filled with enchiladas topped with cheese and a ramekin full of lime wedges

Healthy Turkey Enchiladas

Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 807.7kcal
Author: Sarah Holt
Healthy Turkey Enchiladas are full of veggies and are the perfect family meal. Make them for dinner tonight or as meal prep for the week!
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 2 bell peppers diced
  • 1 small zucchini diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 (15 ounce) jar or can of enchilada sauce
  • 8 (8 inch) tortillas warmed
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar or Mexican cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté the onions, bell peppers and zucchini, about 5 minutes. Add the ground turkey to the pan and brown, while crumbling for about 6-8 minutes.
  • Stir in garlic, salt, black pepper, chili powder, paprika, cayenne, oregano and turmeric. Pour in ½ cup of the enchilada sauce and stir everything to combine. Turn off the heat.
  • Spread ½ cup of the enchilada sauce on the bottom of a 9x13 casserole or baking dish.
  • Put ⅓ cup of the turkey mixture onto one side of each tortilla and roll it. Place each tortilla in the baking dish seam side down. Top the tortillas with another ½ cup of the sauce and shredded cheese.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake in the oven on the middle rack for 15 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 5-10 minutes until the cheese is bubbly.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Turkey Enchiladas
Serving Size
 
1 Serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
807.7
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
25.12
g
39
%
Cholesterol
 
249.48
mg
83
%
Sodium
 
1499.77
mg
65
%
Potassium
 
2192.18
mg
63
%
Carbohydrates
 
35.68
g
12
%
Fiber
 
9.55
g
40
%
Sugar
 
15.62
g
17
%
Protein
 
112.53
g
225
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Vitamin A
 
9579.38
IU
192
%
Vitamin C
 
315.95
mg
383
%

Nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary with brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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