Wednesday June 19th 2019

Turkey Chorizo Enchiladas

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Recipe: Turkey Chorizo Enchiladas

Summary: In these spicy enchiladas, deliciously seasoned turkey sausage provides a flavorful reduced-fat alternative to the traditional pork-based Chorizo.


  • 2 Cups Red Chile Sauce
  • 1 Pound Turkey Chorizo Sausage
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch blended with 1 tablespoon cold water
  • Salt (Optional)
  • 12 corn tortillas (6-inch diameter)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup each plain nonfat yogurt and sliced green onions


  1. Prepare and cook Turkey Chorizo Sausage as directed.
  2. To sausage in frying pan, add 3/4 cup of the chile sauce and cornstarch mixture.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring; season to taste with salt, if desired.
  4. To assemble enchiladas, immerse a tortilla in a bowl of very hot Water until pliable (5 to 15 seconds); drain.
  5. Spoon a twelfth of the sausage mixture in center of tortilla; roll to enclose.
  6. Set enchilada, seam side down, in a 9 by 13-inch baking dish.
  7. Repeat to use remaining tortillas, arranging enchiladas in dish in a single layer.
  8. (At this point, you may cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.)
  9. Spoon remaining Red Chile Sauce over enchiladas.
  10. Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven until enchiladas are hot in center (about 15 minutes; about 25 minutes if refrigerated).
  11. Sprinkle with cheese and continue to bake until cheese is melted (8 to 10 more minutes).
  12. Top with yogurt and onions before serving.

Quick notes

Per serving: 329 calories (21% calories from fat), 28 g protein, 40 g carbohydrates, 8 g total fat (3 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 639 mg sodium

Makes 6 servings.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 1 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Diet tags: Reduced fat

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Calories: 329

Fat: 8 g

Protein: 28


Turkey Chorizo Enchiladas, 3.0 out of 5 based on 3 ratings
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