Jalapeño Turkey Enchiladas

Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
This enchilada recipe is a simple and delicious dinner idea that can be prepared in 40 minutes or less.


  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb 93/7 lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium yellow onione, diced
  • 2 jalapeños, finely diced
  • 2 green bell peppers, diced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey jack cheese, divided
  • 1(19 oz) can red enchilada sauce
  • 8 corn tortillas, warmed
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat oved to 425°F.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add garlic & turkey. Cook 4-5 minutes or until browned on all sides, crumbling meat throughout. Add jalapeños, bell peppers, onion & cumin. Cook 3-5 minutes or until meat is cooked through & vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from heat & stir in 1 cup cheese.
  3. In a large casserole dish, pour half of the enchilada sauce. Spoom turkey mixture into center of the tortitlla. Roll it up & place seam-side down in the dish. Repeat for all tortillas. Top with remaining enchilada sauce & cheese.
  4. Bake 15-20 minutes uncovered or until cheese is melted & sauce is bubbling.
  5. Serve topped with cilantro.


Looking for something to do with leftover turkey from the holidays? Substitute ground turkey with your leftover turkey!

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per recipe
Serving size 1 enchilada (237g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
    Saturated Fat 7g 35%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 590mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
    Total Sugars 3g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 20g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 260mg 20%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 371mg 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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