Cran-Turkey Enchiladas


Thanksgiving dinner leftovers take on a Mexican spin when shredded turkey and cranberry sauce is tucked into whole wheat tortillas.

Cran-Turkey Enchiladas
Photo: Kim Cornelison
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 20 mins


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 - 2 ½ cup shredded cooked turkey

  • 1 16 ounce can whole cranberry sauce

  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 ½ cup bottled salsa

  • 1 cup shredded colby and Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz.)

  • ½ cup dairy sour cream

  • 3 green onions, sliced

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 8 7-8 inch whole wheat or regular flour tortillas

  • 1 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray; set aside. For filling, in a large bowl stir together turkey, half the cranberry sauce, beans, 1/2 cup of the salsa, 3/4 cup of the cheese, sour cream, green onions, cilantro, cumin, salt, and pepper. Spoon about 2/3 cup filling on each tortilla. Roll up tortillas around filling. Place, seam sides down, in prepared dish; set aside.

  2. For sauce, in bowl stir together remaining cranberry sauce, remaining salsa, and hot pepper sauce. Spoon over filled tortillas. Cover with foil. Bake for 45 minutes. Uncover; top with remaining cheese. Bake 5 to 10 minutes more or until heated through and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with additional cilantro and green onions. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

406 Calories
12g Fat
57g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 406
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 963mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Calcium 181.7mg 14%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
Potassium 337mg 7%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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