Turkey is a great protein source and it is low in fat. It is indigenous to North America and only one species is native to the Yucatan region, which means natives have been using turkey for thousands of years. Enjoy this heatlhy meat in this fun turkey dish.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
- 2 cups turkey, cooked and shredded
- 1 cup salsa
- 3 1/2 cups green chile sauce
- 1 1/2 cups jack cheese
- 4 oz. cotija, crumbled (optional)
- 15 corn tortillas
- 1 cup oil, very warm
In a bowl, mix the shredded turkey, salsa, 1/2 cup of green chile sauce and jack cheese until combined. Dip each tortilla into the oil and lay in pan. Top tortilla wtih 3-4 tablespoons of filling lengthwise. Fold one side of the tortilla over the topping, then fold the other side over the first side and turn the whole thing over to hold the tortilla together.
When all of the tortillas have been rolled and placed in baking dishes, pour remaining green chile sauce over the top. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15-18 minutes. Top baked enchiladas with the crumbled cotija cheese.