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Turkey and Bean Taco Enchiladas

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A fast and easy recipe that's part taco and part enchilada in a casserole.

Turkey and Bean Taco Enchiladas

Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 30 mins Rest Time 5 mins Total Time 50 mins
Servings: 4

Description

A fast and easy recipe that's part taco and part enchilada in a casserole.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly oil a 9-by-13-inch casserole dish.
    Preheat
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. When the oil is shimmering, add the ground turkey.
    Skillet
  3. Cook until slightly pink, then drain off excess fat.
    Cook
  4. Season turkey with Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, cumin, oregano, a pinch of salt, and a few grinds of pepper.
    Season
  5. Brown the meat, breaking it up into smaller pieces, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes.

    Brown
  6. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.
    Garlic
  7. Add beans, salsa and 1/2 cup water.
    Beans
  8. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer until the sauce thickens and coats the meat, about 5 minutes.
    Simmer
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste.
    Salt
  10. Layer half the tortillas on the bottom of the oiled casserole dish.
    Layer
  11. Spread half the meat mixture on top.
    Layer-meat
  12. Sprinkle half the cheese over the meat.
    Layer-cheese
  13. Sprinkle half the green onions on top of cheese
    Layer-onions
  14. Repeat with remaining tortillas, meat and cheese.
    Repeat
  15. Bake uncovered until the cheese melts and the casserole is hot, about 20 minutes.
    Bake
  16. Remove from oven, let stand for 5 minutes, and serve.
    Remove
  17. Top with your favorites—sour cream, lettuce, and/or tomato. Serve with avocado, salsa, and tortilla chips on the side.
    Serve

Note

There are a lot of possible variations on this recipe. The first time I made it, I replaced the cooked regular onion with green onion. You could also add sliced olives as a layer. Have fun!
Keywords: Casserole, Easy