Leftover Turkey Enchiladas

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Put your leftover Thanksgiving turkey to good use. Try our quick tasty turkey enchilada recipe!


  • 3 cups shredded leftover turkey
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2 jalapeños, finely diced
  • 2 green bell peppers, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 (19 oz) can red enchilada sauce
  • 16 corn tortillas, warmed


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a large bowl, add leftover turkey, onion, peppers, cilantro, cumin & half of the cheese. Toss to combine.
  3. In a large casserole dish, pour half of the enchilada sauce & spread across bottom of the dish. Spoon turkey mixture into the center of tortilla. Roll it up & place seam-side down in the baking dish. Repeat for all tortillas.
  4. Top with remaining enchilada sauce & cheese. Bake 15-20 minutes uncovered or until sauce is bubbling & cheese is melted.
  5. Serve topped with cilantro.


No leftover turkey? Try our Jalapeño Turkey Enchiladas!

Nutrition Facts

300 servings per recipe
Serving size 2 enchiladas (247g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
    Saturated Fat 6g 30%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 660mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
    Total Sugars 4g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 22g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 273mg 20%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 401mg 8%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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