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Name of Event

Cinco de Mayo - Mexico

Cuisine From



Tasty corn tortillas filled with either turkey or beef


Yield 3-4 servings
Preparation time 35-40 mins
Cooking time 35 mins
Main Ingredient Beef


Tortillas (enchiladas)

3/4 pound (350 gms.) turkey or beef mince

1/3 cup chopped onion

1 garlic clove, minced

1 tablespoon olive oil

3/4 cup of prepared salsa mild to hot to taste

1 tablespoon cornmeal

2 teaspoons chilli powder

1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon dried oregano


1 Place the topping in a food processor and blend until well mixed 

2 In a large skillet/ frying pan, cook the turkey or beef mince, onion and garlic in oil over medium heat until meat is just turning brown.

3 Remove from the heat; stir in the salsa, cornmeal and seasonings. 

4 Spoon 1/3 cup of the meat mixture down the centre of each tortilla; top with 2 tablespoons cheese. Roll up and place seam side down in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. (30 cm x 20 cms) baking dish. 

5 Spoon corn mixture over the top; sprinkle with olives and remaining cheese. 

6 Cover and bake at 350 F. (175 C.) for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until heated through. 

7 Remove from oven. Top each with a tablespoon of sour cream (optional)

8 Serve with a fresh salad and/or guacamole