5 from 3 votes
Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels are always a hit for a potluck or party.
Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels
Prep Time
10 mins
2 hrs
Total Time
10 mins

Cream cheese and roasted chilies all rolled up into a Mexican tortilla pinwheel.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cream cheese rollups, Mexican tortilla pinwheels
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 104 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 8 oz cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 can roasted green chilis 7 oz can
  • 1 tablespoon chives chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 4 flour tortillas 8 inches size
  1. Place cream cheese in a bowl. Stir until smooth. 

  2. Drain green chilies and add to cream cheese. Add bell peppers and chives. Stir until well incorporated.

  3. Divide mixture into four equal parts. Spread mixture evenly over each tortilla.

  4. Roll up tortillas. Wrap each rolled tortilla in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours until chilled through.

  5. Remove plastic wrap and slice each tortilla into 1 inch slices. 

  6. Garnish with additional chives and serve. 

Recipe Notes

Can add a finely diced jalapeno for more spice.

If cream cheese is too firm, microwave for 10 seconds until soft enough to stir. 


Nutrition Facts
Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels
Amount Per Serving
Calories 104 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 212mg9%
Potassium 62mg2%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 575IU12%
Vitamin C 15.8mg19%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.