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Party Pesto Pinwheels Recipe

Party Pesto Pinwheels Recipe

I took a couple of my favorite recipes and combined them into these delicious hors d'oeuvres. The colorful and impressive snacks come together easily with refrigerated crescent roll dough, prepared pesto sauce and a jar of roasted red peppers. -Kathleen Farrell Rochester, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/3 cup prepared pesto sauce
  • 1/4 cup roasted sweet red peppers, drained and chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup pizza sauce, warmed

Directions

  • 1. Unroll crescent dough into two long rectangles; seal seams and perforations. Spread each with pesto; sprinkle with red peppers and cheese.
  • 2. Roll each up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. With a sharp knife, cut each roll into 10 slices. Place cut side down 2 in. apart on two ungreased baking sheets.
  • 3. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with pizza sauce. Yield: 20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 76 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 201 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.