These healthy Leftover Turkey Enchiladas are bursting with fresh veggies and Mexican flavors, quick and easy to make (no special enchilada sauce needed) and Weight Watchers friendly @ only 4 WW points per enchilada, on the blue plan.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F/175 degrees C and spray two 9X13 casserole dishes with non-stick cooking spray
Wash and chop mushrooms, celery, green onion and red pepper. Place in microwave safe bowl and cook for 7 minutes on high.
Add chopped leftover turkey, tamed jalapenos, 1 tablespoon cilantro, black olives, ¾ cup salsa and ½ cup of cheddar cheese to vegetables and stir.
Add about ⅔ cup of mixture to middle of each tortilla,
Then fold over one end from the bottom. (See NOTES for Video)
Next, fold in on each side of tortilla.
Then roll to the top.
Place 6 enchiladas in each casserole dish.
Top with remaining ¾ cup salsa.
Then top with remaining ½ cup cheddar cheese, dividing evenly between all enchiladas. * I grate the cheese for the top a little finer.
Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes.
Sprinkle with additional chopped fresh cilantro and garnish with additional salsa and sour cream, if desired. Serve warm.
These enchiladas can be stored, in a sealed container, in the fridge for 2-3 days.
This recipe freezes well for up to 3 months (in a sealed container).
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📋 Leftover Turkey Enchilada Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 enchilada)
Calories 104Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Vitamin A 350IU7%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.