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Hot Turkey: Quick Weeknight Way to Spice Up Lean Ground Turkey. (Food: Low-Fat)

Magazine article Sunset

Hot Turkey: Quick Weeknight Way to Spice Up Lean Ground Turkey. (Food: Low-Fat)

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* Ground turkey is almost a cliche of low-fat cooking--for good reason: It's a great way to serve a meaty dish with a lot of protein but little saturated fat. It's also inexpensive and widely available. Best of all, though, turkey does a great job of absorbing and carrying seasonings, making it a natural for spicy preparations where you want the flavor--not the fat--to be the star.

Turkey Enchilada Casserole

PREP AND COOK TIME: AboUt 45 minutes

NOTES: If desired, serve with reduced-fat sour cream.

MAKES: 8 to 10 servings

1 1/2 pounds ground turkey breast
  1/2 cup chopped onion
    1 tablespoon minced garlic
    2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano
      leaves or 1 tablespoon dried
  1/2 teaspoon ground crumin
    1 teaspoon salad oil
    1 can (29 oz.) red enchilada sauce
      Salt
   12 corn tortillas (6 in. wide)
    2 cups shredded reduced-fat jack
      cheese (8 oz.)
      Chopped fresh cilantro

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