Tuesday June 25th 2019

Tortilla Pinwheels

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Rating: 2.6/5 (15 votes cast)

Recipe: Tortilla Pinwheels

Summary: For the best flavor, have the beef and turkey freshly sliced in the deli section of your supermarket.


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese softened
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chilies, drained

  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • Dash of salt
  • 8 flour tortillas, 8-to 10-inch diameter
  • 1/4 pound very thinly sliced roast beef
  • 1/4 pound very thinly sliced roast turkey
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro leaves
  • 1 can (2 1/4 ounces) sliced pitted ripe olives, drained


  1. Beat cream cheese, milk and garlic powder in medium howl until light and fluffy: Stir in chilies, onion and salt.
  2. Lightly moisten both sides of each tortilla with water.
  3. Spread a heaping 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture onto each tortilla.
  4. Evenly layer roast beef on half of the tortillas, layer turkey on remaining tortillas.
  5. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon cilantro over each tortilla; top with olives.
  6. Roll up; wrap each roll in plastic wrap.
  7. Refrigerate 1 hour or up to 8 hours.
  8. To serve, trim 1/2 inch from each end; discard.
  9. Cut each roll into 6 slices.

Quick notes

Makes 4 dozen appetizers

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time:

Number of servings (yield): 12

Meal type: snack

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Tortilla Pinwheels, 2.6 out of 5 based on 15 ratings
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