Layered Turkey Enchiladas


For an easy and delicious weeknight main dish recipe, try these irresistible Mexican enchiladas made with blended cheese and turkey breast.

Layered Turkey Enchiladas
Photo: Andy Lyons
Cook Time:
4 mins
Bake Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
9 mins


  • 1 pound turkey breast tenderloin, cut in bite-size strips

  • 1 16 ounce package frozen sweet peppers and onions stir-fry vegetables

  • 1 10 ounce can enchilada sauce

  • ½ cup whole berry cranberry sauce

  • 9 6 inch corn tortillas, halved

  • 1 8 ounce Mexican blend shredded cheese (2 cups)

  • Lime wedges (optional)

  • Cilantro sprigs (optional)


  1. Position oven rack toward top of oven. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In extra-large skillet cook turkey in 1 tablespoon hot cooking oil over medium heat 4 minutes or until no longer pink. Add frozen vegetables, enchilada sauce, and cranberry sauces. Bring to boiling. Sprinkle salt and pepper.

  2. In 2-quart baking dish layer one-third of the tortillas, then one-third of the cheese. Use a slotted spoon to layer half the turkey-vegetable mixture. Layer one-third tortillas, one-third cheese, remaining turkey-vegetables (with slotted spoon), and remaining tortillas. Spoon on remaining sauce from skillet; sprinkle remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut in squares. Serve with lime and cilantro. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

615 Calories
25g Fat
52g Carbs
45g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 615
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 120mg 40%
Sodium 1171mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 45g
Vitamin C 42.5mg 213%
Calcium 393.8mg 30%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 370mg 8%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*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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