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Turkey Enchiladas Verdes

 Turkey Enchiladas Verdes
Planning a fiesta night? These authentic-tasting enchiladas in spicy green sauce will please the whole family and you’ll be thankful for turkey leftovers.—Karyn Power, Arlington, Texas
16 ServingsPrep: 45 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 32 corn tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeno slices
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3 cans (10 ounces each) green enchilada sauce
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Sour cream and additional pickled jalapeno slices, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, fry tortillas in batches, using 1/3 cup oil, for
  • 5 seconds on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels.
  • In the same skillet, saute onion in remaining oil until tender. Stir
  • in the turkey, tomatoes, jalapenos, taco seasoning, cumin, oregano
  • and basil; heat through.
  • Combine enchilada sauce and soup. Spread 1/2 cup mixture into each of
  • two 13-in. x 9-in. baking dishes. Place 2 tablespoons turkey mixture
  • down the center of each tortilla; top with 1 tablespoon cheese. Roll

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Turkey Enchiladas Verdes (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • up and place seam side down in prepared dishes. Pour remaining sauce
  • over the top.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through.
  • Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or
  • until cheese is melted. Garnish with sour cream and additional
  • jalapenos if desired. Yield: 16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2 enchiladas (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 350 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 906 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer