Simmered Turkey Enchiladas

“I discovered a different way to serve economical turkey thighs. I simmer them in tomato sauce, green chiles and seasonings until they’re tender and flavourful, then serve them in tortillas with our favourite fresh toppings.” —Stella Schams, Tempe, Arizona

Simmered Turkey EnchiladasPhoto: Taste of Home
Simmered Turkey Enchiladas
Simmered Turkey Enchiladas
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 10minutes 6hours
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
6hours
Ingredients
Portions: servings
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Ingredients
Portions: servings
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Instructions
  1. Remove skin from turkey; place turkey in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, chiles, onion, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder and garlic powder; pour over turkey. Cover and cook on low until turkey is tender, 6-8 hours.
  2. Remove turkey; shred meat with a fork and return to the slow cooker. Heat through.
  3. Spoon about 1/2 cup of turkey mixture down the center of each tortilla. Fold bottom of tortilla over filling and roll up. Add toppings of your choice.
Recipe Notes

Freeze option: Individually wrap cooled burritos in paper towels and foil; freeze in a freezer container. To use, remove foil; place paper towel-wrapped burrito on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on high until heated through, 3-4 minutes, turning once. Let stand 20 seconds.

Nutrition Facts
2 enchiladas: 497 calories, 20g fat (4g saturated fat), 114mg cholesterol, 1028mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fibre), 45g protein.