Taco Pinwheels Appetizers

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling


about 5 dozen

Updated: Jan. 20, 2023
The colorful tomatoes, lettuce and chiles make these bite-sized snacks a perfect addition to a holiday buffet. —Beverly Matthews, Pasco, Washington


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 8 flour tortillas (10 inches), room temperature
  • 3 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chiles
  • 1 cup finely chopped ripe olives
  • Salsa


  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and taco seasoning until blended. Stir in the refried beans. Spread 3-4 tablespoons over each tortilla. Layer lettuce, tomatoes, chiles and olives down the center of each tortilla; roll up tightly to 2-in. diameter.
  2. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Cut into 1-in. slices. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 54 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 135mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.