Pinwheel Appetizers

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by quotFoodThe Way To

These are quick and colorful. Use plain, whole wheat, or colorful spinach, herbed, or sun-dried tomato tortillas to wrap up your favorite meat and cheese. Be creative!

Top Review by Bergy

What a great tasty easy appetizer this is to make. We LOVED it. Here is a whole series of the stages. to the final serving - of course with a Mart Mart. I did use pickled Jalapenos as the peppers so didn't fill the tortilla with sweet peppers before rolling, MMMMMm The two star review I think was unfair because I would NEVER let any pinwheel sit for 12 hours before serving. The paint of Mayo (lite) was very lite - In any case 2 hours in the fridge and these were perfect! Thanks for posting a super recipe P.S. I used lite smoked Turkey as the meat. I forgot to say that I used a whole grain Tortills - perfect!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread each flour tortilla with one-third of the semisoft cheese.
  2. Add a layer of the large basil leaves to cover cheese.
  3. Divide sweet pepper strips over the basil leaves 1-2 inches apart.
  4. Top with meat slices.
  5. Spread 1 teaspoons mayonnaise over the meat on each tortilla.
  6. Roll tortilla up tightly; wrap wach roll with plastic wrap.
  7. Chill for at least 2 hours to blend flavors.
  8. To serve: Cut each tortilla roll into 1-inch slices.
  9. If desired: Skewer each of the cut tortilla rolls onto frilly toothpicks.

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