Two-Cheese Turkey Enchiladas

By Ashley Cote, Spoonful of Flavor
Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Main Course, Entrée
35 MIN

About this Dish

More cheese please! Two-Cheese Turkey Enchiladas are an ooey gooey twist on a traditional Mexican dish. These cheesy bites featuring ground turkey will be the talk of the table and make a regular appearance in your dinner rotation.

“Turkey Enchiladas are a fun twist on a favorite dish! This easy enchilada casserole bake is made with ground turkey, cheese and a few other ingredients to create a meal that the entire family will love.” -Ashely Cote, Spoonful of Flavor

Looking for other great Mexican flavors? Try our Tex-Mex Turkey Kebab Bowl or a simple Crispy Turkey Quesadilla!

Cooking Style
Ground Turkey
Dish Type


1 lb extra-lean ground turkey

1 large onion, chopped

1/2 c green pepper, chopped

1 tsp brown sugar

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp chili powder

1 (28-oz) can crushed tomatoes, DIVIDED

1 (8-oz) package reduced-fat cream cheese

1/4 c fat-free sour cream

1 (4-oz) can chopped green chilies

1 c salsa

8 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas, warmed

1/2 c shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Over medium heat, crumble turkey into a large nonstick skillet. Add onion, green pepper, brown sugar and seasonings. Cook and stir over medium heat until turkey is no longer pink.

Stir in 1 cup crushed tomatoes. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream and chilies until blended; set aside.

Combine salsa and remaining tomatoes. Spread 1 cup into a 13-inch x 9-inch x 2-inch baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.

Spoon about 3 tablespoons cream cheese mixture and 1/3 cup turkey mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in baking dish.

Top with remaining salsa mixture. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese.

Bake, uncovered, in a preheated 350°F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly and hot throughout.

Nutrition Facts

329 Total Calories

9 g Total Fat

49 g Cholesterol

776 mg Sodium

39 g Total Carbohydrates

24 g Protein