Show Subscription Form




Taco Pinwheels Recipe
Taco Pinwheels Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Taco Pinwheels Recipe

Read Reviews (8)
4.9 8
Publisher Photo
Extra taco meat makes these appealing appetizers easy to assemble. Cindy Reams adds the seasoned meat to a cream cheese mixture that she rolls up in tortillas at her Philipsburg, Pennsylvania home.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup Seasoned Taco Meat
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 5 flour tortillas (8 inches), room temperature
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • Additional salsa

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Stir in the taco meat, cheese, salsa, mayonnaise, olives and onion. Spread over tortillas. Sprinkle with lettuce; roll up tightly. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Unwrap and cut into 1-in. pieces. Serve with additional salsa. Yield: about 3 dozen appetizers.
Originally published as Taco Pinwheels in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p20

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

Reviews for Taco Pinwheels(8)

AVERAGE RATING
   (10)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (9)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2013

As others have said, it's not easy to get these cut uniformly. If the great taste matched the presentation, I'd have rated this a 5-star recipe.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

Made this for a potluck today, tripled the recipe, left out onions since there was some in the salsa and no olives because I was unsure about what everyone would like at the potluck. I had none left over to bring home and had to make more because my kids were disappointed they didn't get any for supper. Thanks for the recipe!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2011

I have been on the hunt for a good "cold-food" appetizer, and these exceeded my expectations! They disappeared very quickly, so I will definitely need to double the recipe next time! Because we have some picky eaters in our family, I left out the onions and olives, but they turned out great that way.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2011

This is my go to recipe when I want to feed a crowd and please everyone!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2011

My family loved this and asks that I make it for our family parties. I can never get them to cut nicely. My always end up rather oval shaped, but they taste delicious.

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT