Mary's Southwestern Turkey Bake

Posted: November 18

Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

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Have some leftover turkey and don't know what to do with it? Mary’s Southwestern Turkey Bake is the perfect recipe for a satisfying dinner and to put that turkey to good use! It’s the perfect combination of turkey, hearty veggies, tangy sour cream, melty cheese! Mary’s Southwestern Turkey Bake is savory and makes sure your turkey doesn’t go to waste. If anything, it reinvigorates your turkey in a bold new dish! Thanks, Mary!


• 2 large onions, chopped • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped • 2 tablespoons butter • 6 cups turkey, cooked and cubed • 2 (10.75 ounces) cans condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted • 2 cups sour cream • 1 (10 ounces) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry • 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded • 1 (9.75 ounces) package nacho-flavored tortilla chips, crushed • 4 green onions, optional, sliced, for serving


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

In a Dutch oven, sauté the onions and jalapeños in the butter until they are tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Stir in the turkey, soup, sour cream, and spinach.

Step 4

In a greased 9x13-inch baking dish, layer half of the turkey mixture, the cheese, and the tortilla chips.

Step 5

Repeat the layers.

Step 6

Bake, uncovered, until bubbly, about 25-30 minutes.

Step 7

Let it stand for 5 minutes, then sprinkle with the green onions.

Step 8


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