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5 from 3 votes

Easy Turkey Mole

Turkey Mole is the best way to use up leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner. This rich and decadent sauce when mixed with turkey is transformed into something simply amazing.
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time13 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 72kcal



  • In a large skillet, add the mole paste, water, and bouillon.
  • Stir occasionally until the paste dissolves.
  • About 5 minutes.
  • Add the Mexican chocolate.
  • Stir occasionally until the chocolate dissolves.
  • About 3 minutes.
  • Add the turkey.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, or until the turkey is heated through.



  • Swap out turkey for cooked chicken.
  • Chicken bouillon is a very common ingredient in many Mexican households, but you can swap it out for salt.
  • Small Dona Maria jar, or use half of a normal size jar.
  • Instead of water, you can use chicken broth or vegetable broth.


Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 28IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg