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Creamy Turkey or Chicken Enchiladas


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  • About 4 cups chopped meat from turkey or chicken ( I use leftover from roasted ones )
  • 1- small can diced green chilies
  • 1- med. onion chopped
  • 1 package 10 count or more flour tortillas burrito size
  • 1- 28oz. can green sauce
  • 1 can chopped olives (optional)
  • 16 oz. sour cream (get 2 if you like it on the top when you serve)
  • 16 oz. package shredded cheese (or more if you like it really cheesy)


Servings 8
Level of difficulty Average
Cooking time 40mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

sauté chopped meat onions and chilies in skillet until onions are cooked.

Garlic powder Salt and Pepper to taste

Step 2

In large bowl mix green sauce and sour cream till smooth.

Ladle some sauce into bottom of casserole pan to coat.

Step 3

Patch work tortillas in bottom of pan. (I use three per layer two in center and tear the third and fit it into the corners and on each side)

Step 4

Next add turkey/chicken even over tortillas

Step 5

add cheese and olives

Step 6

drizzle 1 ladle of sauce

Step 7

repeat with tortillas and so on until pan is full, ending with a layer of tortillas.

Step 8

Use knife and poke through all layers of casserole. Use rest of the sauce and cover with cheese and some olives.

Step 9

Cook uncovered in preheated 350 oven for about 45 – 50 min. or until bubbly and cheese is a little brown

Use leftover turkey from thanksgiving or any leftover turkey or chicken.

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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