Turkey Sweet Potato Pita Enchiladas

Turkey Sweet Potato Pita Enchiladas

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
20 min 40 min 1 h 4


1 tsp Canola oil
1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
1/2 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium (for Red Sauce)
1 tbsp Chili powder
1 tbsp Chili powder (for Red Sauce)
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Cumin (for Red Sauce)
454 gm Ground turkey, extra lean
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced, for Red Sauce)
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
2 tsp Oregano, dried
2 medium pita Pita bread, whole-wheat (halved)
2 tsp Soy sauce, low sodium (for Red Sauce)
454 gm Sweet potato (peeled and chopped)
1 1/2 cup Tomato puree, canned (for Red Sauce)
1 small Yellow onion (chopped)


To make Red Sauce:
In a saucepan, bring tomato purée, water, chili powder, cumin and garlic to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes or until thickened slightly. Stir in soy sauce; set aside.

Cover sweet potato in a microwaveable bowl with water; cover and microwave for 5 minutes or until tender. Drain well and mash coarsely; set aside.

In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium high heat and cook turkey, onion, garlic, chili powder, oregano, cumin and cayenne for about 8 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Stir in mashed sweet potato.

Divide mixture among pita halves and place in casserole dish. Pour red sauce over top. Cover with foil and bake in preheated 400° F (200° C) oven for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake for about 5 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and pita are slightly golden and crisp.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 381
Calories from fat 47
Calories from saturated fat 8.6
Total Fat 5.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Cholesterol 62 mg
Sodium 818 mg
Potassium 1346 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 8.9 g
Sugars 10.5 g
Protein 34 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.6
Meat 1.3
Vegetables 2.5

Energy sources

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