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Tasty Tortilla Roll-ups Recipe

Celebrate the season in Southwest style with these tasty pinwheel roll-ups. They're simple to make, easy for guests to handle and look colorful on a serving tray or buffet table.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (one 8 ounces, one 3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup minced green onions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green chilies or jalapeno peppers
  • 3 tablespoons chopped ripe olives
  • 3 tablespoons diced pimientos, drained
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 5 flour tortillas (8 inches)

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese. Stir in green onions, green chilies, olives pimientos, pecans and garlic powder. Spread over tortillas. Roll up tightly. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Cut into 1/2-in. pieces. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.