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Spinach and Turkey Enchiladas

Spinach and Turkey Enchiladas
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8
A-OK? Vitamin A that is. Spinach in this recipe is a super source of vitamin A that helps with night vision.
March 5, 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped onion
  • 1 pkg frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 can Old El Paso* Chopped Green Chilies, undrained
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fat-free sour cream
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) shredded reduced fat Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
  • 1 jar Old El Paso* Taco Sauce
  • 1 pkg (8 large) Old El Paso* Smart Fiesta* made with Whole Grain Tortillas
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Old El Paso* Thick N' Chunky Salsa

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In large nonstick skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until turkey is no longer pink.
  • 2
    Stir in spinach; cook, stirring frequently, until thawed. Stir in green chilies, cumin, garlic-pepper blend, sour cream and 1/4 cup of the cheese.
  • 3
    Spread about 1 teaspoon taco sauce on each tortilla. Top each with about 1/2 cup turkey mixture. Roll up tortillas; place seam sides down in baking dish. In small bowl, mix remaining taco sauce and the salsa; spoon over enchiladas. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 4
    Spray sheet of foil with nonstick cooking spray; cover baking dish with foil, sprayed side down. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  • Tip: Spinach offers a host of nutrients including vitamins A, C, folic acid and iron to name a few. Iron helps transport oxygen to red blood cells to prevent anemia.
  • Storage: Ground turkey should be used within 1 or 2 days of purchase, or should be frozen. Ground turkey breast is leaner than ground turkey, and can be used instead, if you like.
  • Did You Know?: Garlic-pepper blend can be purchased in the spice section of the grocery store. It's a mixture of garlic powder, ground pepper and other seasonings. If not available, use 1/4 teaspoon pepper and 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder instead.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8 enchiladas
Calories
280
Total Fat
10g
Saturated Fat
4g
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
60mg
Sodium
780mg
Total Carbs
30g
Dietary Fiber
4g
Sugars
4g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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