Turkey Enchilada Casserole

Turkey Enchilada Casserole

Are you craving a flavorful and satisfying meal that won't compromise your health goals? Look no further! We have the perfect recipe for you: delicious and healthy enchiladas. Packed with ground turkey, black beans, corn tortillas, red bell peppers, and of course, enchilada sauce, these enchiladas are not only gluten-free but also rich in protein and balanced carbs. Get ready to indulge in a filling and nutritious meal that will leave you wanting more!

Dare to Choose Healthier Enchiladas!

Enchiladas are a beloved Mexican dish known for their rich flavors and comforting qualities. However, traditional enchiladas can be heavy on calories and add many unhealthy ingredients. By making a few simple swaps, you can transform this classic dish into a guilt-free delight.


To make these healthier enchiladas, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 pound of ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves diced
  • 1tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 can of black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 bag of frozen corn (10-12 oz)
  • 1 4 oz can of diced green chilis
  • 4 corn tortillas cut into strips
  • 1 cup of enchilada sauce I use Frontera Enchilada Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • Optional toppings: diced avocado, chopped cilantro, plain greek yogurt (perfect alternative to sour cream with protein!)


Follow these simple steps to create your own mouthwatering and nutritious enchiladas:

  1. Preheat a large skillet with the avocado oil
  2. Add diced onions and bell peppers and saute for 4 minutes or until softened
  3. Add in the ground turkey over medium heat until browned. Make sure to break it up into small pieces as it cooks.
  4. Add the garlic, green chilis, cumin and salt and pepper to the browned meat
  5. Next, add the black beans, frozen corn and enchilada sauce to the skillet and stir everything together. Cook for another 2 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Add the strips of corn tortillas and carefully stir
  7. Last add the shredded cheese and Serve!

Now, sit back, take a bite, and savor the explosion of flavors in every mouthful. These enchiladas are not only a treat for your taste buds but also a nourishing meal that will keep you satisfied and energized.

With this healthier twist on enchiladas, you can enjoy a classic Mexican dish without compromising your health goals. By using ground turkey, black beans, corn tortillas, and vibrant red bell peppers, you create a meal that is both delicious and nutritious. So why wait? Gather your ingredients, follow the simple steps, and indulge in a guilt-free feast that will leave you feeling satisfied and nourished!


Calories 529

Fat 22.4 g

Carbs 40.1 g

Protein 43.5 g

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