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Hearty Turkey Enchilada Casserole

 Hearty Turkey Enchilada Casserole
Enchilada Casserole is a hearty satisfying entree. Marcia Schmiedt of Anchorage, Alaska shares the recipe.
8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onions
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/3 cup vegetable oil, divided
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups water
  • 12 corn tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups salsa

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the turkey, onions and
  • garlic in 1 tablespoon oil until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle
  • with the flour, chili powder, seasoned salt and pepper. Add water;
  • bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or
  • until reduced.
  • In another skillet, fry tortillas in remaining oil for about 15
  • seconds, turning once. Drain well. Cut nine tortillas in half. Place
  • cut edge of one tortilla against each short side of a greased 11-in.
  • x 7-in. baking dish. Place cut edge of two tortillas against long

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Hearty Turkey Enchilada Casserole (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • sides of dish, overlapping to fit. Place a whole tortilla in center.
  • Spoon 2 cups of meat mixture over tortillas; sprinkle with 1/2 cup
  • cheese. Repeat layers. Top with remaining tortillas and meat sauce.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining
  • cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve
  • with salsa. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 430 calories, 27 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 634 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 17 g protein.