Easy Homemade Cheesy Turkey & Spinach Enchiladas under $20

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED (makes 5 servings)

IMG_3862– 1 package ground turkey

– 2 cups Mexican Cheddar Jack cheese (shredded)

– 14 White Corn Tortillas

– 1 can of mild enchilada sauce (19oz)

– 1/2  bunch green onions

– baby spinach (about 1.5 cups)

– 1/2  teaspoon seasoned salt

– 1/2  teaspoon black pepper

– 1/4  teaspoon garlic salt (optional)

– canola oil

– sour cream (optional)

– 9X13″ casserole dish or non-stick pan (for baking) and a large frying pan.

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Step 1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Step 2 – In a large frying pan add 3  tablespoons of canola oil.  At low/medium heat cook each tortilla for 5-10 seconds (until flexible, not crispy). Add more oil as needed. Place cooked tortilla on a paper towel to absorb excess oil. Repeat until all tortillas cooked.

Step 3 – Place ground turkey in the empty pan. Add seasoned salt, black pepper and garlic salt . Stir occasionally. Once meat is three-fourth’s cooked, add 1 large handful of spinach. Once that spinach cooks down, add a second large handful.

Step 4 – Chop green onions and set aside

Step 5 – Pour a generous layer of enchilada sauce in baking dish, enough to cover the bottom.

Step 6 – Place a single tortilla on a plate, then add a small amount of enchilada sauce to both sides.  Add a large table spoon of turkey and spinach mix to center of tortilla. Sprinkle a small amount of cheese and green onion too.

Step 7 – Roll up, and place the seamed side face down in baking dish. Repeat until pan is filled.

Step 8 – Pour remaining enchilada sauce evenly over top of enchiladas, then cover with cheese, and garnish with remaining green onion.

Step 9 – Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 mins, until sauce is bubbling and cheese is lightly browned at edges.

Step 10 – Serve and eat. Enjoy!

Thanks for reading. Ask any questions and let me know if you try it. xoxo

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Easy Peasy Turkey Meatloaf

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Where are the eggs? Oops!

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Dinner is served.

I found this super easy recipe on Pinterest. The pin carried me over to 4 Men 1 Lady‘s blog. The directions seemed simple enough, so I tried it.

I forgot to add the eggs, oops. Luckily, I remembered 2.1 seconds after I closed the oven door, so I had time to add them.

Everyone loved it!  I made it for my niece (age 5), sister (age 21), and friend (age 28), who all asked for second servings. Winning! I paired the meatloaf with a cheesy baked potato and a baby spinach salad drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette (pictured above).

If you have kids around, turn it into a fun kitchen bonding experience. My niece enjoyed mixing the meatloaf ingredients with me. Get the “Easy Turkey Meatloaf” recipe deets from 4 Men 1 Lady.

Follow me on Pinterest for more cool pins. Thanks for reading! xoxo