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Turkey Left Over Enchiladas

Turkey left over Enchiladas
Written by Susan H

Turkey Left Over Enchiladas is a useful Mexican recipe to use up leftover turkey. The Enchiladas and sauce will have people licking their plates. Whilst not a traditional Christmas dish, preparing these brings smile to family faces. Start using leftover properly and make amazing leftover main dishes.

Turkey left over Enchiladas

Turkey Left Over Enchiladas

A neat little way of using left over turkey and chicken instead of the usual boring sandwich.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Cheese, Left Overs, Tortillas/Wraps, Turkey, Vegetables
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 241kcal


The sauce

The turkey


  • Preheat oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
  • To make the sauce heat the olive oil in saucepan over a medium heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 4-5 minutes, until softened.
  • Add the passata, oregano and black pepper.
  • Cover , reduce the heat and leave to simmer for ten minutes.
  • Meanwhile for the turkey, heat the olive oil in a separate pan over a medium heat.
  • Add the onion, garlic, red pepper and courgette.
  • Sauté for five minutes then add the turkey mince.
  • Cook for around 5-7 minutes, or until the turkey mince is browned and cooked through.
  • Add half of the cheese to the turkey mixture and continue to cook until the cheese has melted.
  • Divide the turkey mixture between four tortillas and roll up into parcels.
  • Place into an ovenproof dish, spoon over sauce and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Place into the preheated oven to bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden.


Sodium: 164mg | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 171mg | Cholesterol: 55mg | Calories: 241kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Fat: 17g | Protein: 18g | Carbohydrates: 4g