Tohono O’odham Enchilada

Instructions

Ground Turkey Filling Ingredients

·      3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

·      ½ onion, diced

·      2 garlic cloves, minced

·      1 pound lean ground turkey

·      ½ jalapeno pepper, diced

·      1/3 cup enchilada sauce

·      1/3 cup chopped cooked green chili

·      2 tablespoons chopped scallion

·      ½ cup salsa fresca

·      ½ cup chopped cilantro

·      Salt and pepper to taste

Method

-      Begin by sautéing onions and garlic in olive oil for 2 to 3 minutes

-      Add lean ground turkey and cook for 3 to 4 minutes while stirring in jalapeno peppers

-      As turkey continues to simmer add enchilada sauce, green chili, scallions, salsa fresca, and cilantro

-      Enhance the flavors by adding salt and pepper to taste

-      Allow filling to cook for 5 to 7 minutes on simmer

Enchilada Ingredients

·      1 large tortilla

·      1 tablespoon enchilada sauce

·      ½ cup reduced fat shredded cheese

·      1 cup ground turkey filling

·      1/2 avocado, sliced for garnish

Method

-      Preheat oven at 350 degrees

-      Place tortilla on flat surface and spread 1 tablespoon enchilada sauce evenly

-      Add shredded cheese making a single line through the middle of the tortilla

-      Scoop 1 cup ground turkey enchilada filling and pour in the middle line to allow for easy wrap

-      Tightly roll tortilla to prevent spilling and place in deep chaffing dish

-      Add more enchilada sauce and cheese on top of rolled enchiladas if desired

-      Cook in the oven for 10 minutes

-      Garnish with sliced avocado 

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • ½ jalapeno pepper, diced
  • 1/3 cup enchilada sauce
  • 1/3 cup chopped cooked green chili
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallion
  • ½ cup salsa fresca
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 large tortilla
  • 1 tablespoon enchilada sauce
  • ½ cup reduced fat shredded cheese
  • 1 cup ground turkey filling
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced for garnish

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