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Turkey Enchiladas

Recipe cooking time
Serves 2-4


Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.

To make the Turkey filling:

  1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large non-stick frying pan.
  2. Add chopped onion and cook for 2-3 mins, stirring often. Add the minced garlic and cook together with onion until the latter is softened.
  3. Add sliced red pepper and cook over medium heat for 4-5 mins or until softened. Add tinned tomatoes, chipotle sauce, cumin, oregano, cinnamon then season with salt and a little freshly ground black pepper, stir to combine and simmer for 5-6 mins over low heat.
  4. Spoon out 1/2 cup of the sauce and set aside.
  5. Add turkey to the sauce in the pot. Stir well.
  6. Layout tortillas, spoon mixture along centre until used up then roll tortillas into tubes, add to a baking dish. Spoon reserved tomato sauce in a wide strip over the middle of the tortilla rolls then top with Avonmore cheddar cheese and a few Jalapeños.
  7. Bake in the oven for 25 -30 minutes or until tortillas are browned and crisp and Avonmore cheese melted.

To Serve:

Scatter remaining Jalapeño peppers over Avonmore cheese, add sliced avocado, fresh coriander and a large dollop of Avonmore sour cream. Serve hot with lime wedges.


For the Turkey filling:

  • 2 large handfuls of shredded or cubed turkey (or chicken) meat
  • 1 large white onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 3 plump cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 large red pepper, deseeded and cut into strips
  • 2 x 400g tins, chopped tomatoes
  • 2-3 tbsp chipotle sauce
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

You will also need:

  • 4 large (or 8 small) corn or flour tortillas
  • Handful sliced Jalapeño peppers - to personal heat taste
  • Large handful Avonmore grated red cheddar
  • 1 large avocado, peeled and sliced
  • Tub Avonmore sour cream
  • Lime wedges
  • Handful fresh coriander 
  • Extra chipotle or hot sauce (optional)


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