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8 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Turkey Enchilada Casserole

Sensational layered tortillas and ground turkey with enchilada sauce and reduced fat cheese.



  1. In a 5 to 6-quart pan over high heat, stir turkey, onion, garlic, oregano, and cumin in oil until turkey is crumbly and no longer pink, about 4 minutes.
  2. Stir in 1 cup enchilada sauce. Add salt to taste.
  3. Meanwhile, cut tortillas in half. Arrange a fourth of the halves evenly over the bottom of a shallow 3-quart casserole, overlapping to fit.
  4. Sprinkle a 1/4 of the cheese evenly over the tortillas, then top with 1/3 of the turkey mixture and a 1/4 of the remaining enchilada sauce, spreading each level.
  5. Repeat to make two more layers of tortillas, cheese, turkey mixture, and sauce; top with another layer of tortillas and sauce, then cheese.
  6. Bake in a 425° F (210° C) regular or convection oven until cheese is melted and casserole is hot in the center, 18 to 20 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
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27 Jan 10 by member: olivera329
my boyfriend and I absolutely loved this recipe!! it was hard to have only 1 serving!
09 Feb 10 by member: ldpp02
Excellent dish. Easy to prepare. Loved by the entire family.
This was a great and simple recipe. I added a can of black beans and a 1/3 of the NF sour cream. Made enough for lunch for the next day.
15 Jun 10 by member: lisagann
I made this tonight and loved it but I did make some adjustments. Here are the ingredients that I used: * 1 small can tomatoes with chiles * 1 can black beans * 10 oz ground turkey breast * 4 tsp minced garlic * 1 1/2 cups enchilada sauce * 4.5 oz shredded monterrey jack cheese * 12 corn tortillas * 1 tsp cumin * 8 tsps ground oregano * 1 tsp olive oil * 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro * 1 large onion
02 Aug 10 by member: srf99
It was pretty good. Might recommend a bit of salsa instead of some of the enchilada sauce. Also, there are lower calorie corn tortillas than recommeded in this recipe.
16 Aug 10 by member: rebmarm
Very tasty!
17 Aug 10 by member: treegopher
Delicious! Tastes so good you won`t believe its so low calorie. Made with whole wheat tortillas instead of corn. A little too much enchilada sauce for me, so may substitute half of it for something like salsa next time.
20 Aug 10 by member: lyssa_t
Very good! I used regular cheese, only 10 tortillas, and a regular pound package of turkey. When I figured the calories I came up with 310 per serving. The regular cheese made it taste rich and not like a lo-cal meal.
22 Aug 10 by member: GoldiB
This was awesome! My husband gobbled it down!
19 Sep 10 by member: JLHGator
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Nutrition summary:

There are 301 calories in 1 serving of Turkey Enchilada Casserole.
Calorie break-down: 32% fat, 33% carbs, 36% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 92
Calories 301
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 10.26g 16%
  Saturated Fat 0.13g 1%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.164g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.444g  
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 864mg 36%
Potassium 59mg  
Total Carbohydrate 23.87g 8%
  Dietary Fiber 4.2g 17%
  Sugars 3.01g  
Protein 26.32g  
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 38% Iron 64%
of RDI*
(301 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (32%)
Fat (32%)
Protein (36%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories