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Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels are always a hit for a potluck or party.
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5 from 3 votes

Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels

Cream cheese and roasted chilies all rolled up into a Mexican tortilla pinwheel.
Prep Time10 mins
chilling2 hrs
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 104kcal
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


  • Place cream cheese in a bowl. Stir until smooth. 
  • Drain green chilies and add to cream cheese. Add bell peppers and chives. Stir until well incorporated.
  • Divide mixture into four equal parts. Spread mixture evenly over each tortilla.
  • Roll up tortillas. Wrap each rolled tortilla in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours until chilled through.
  • Remove plastic wrap and slice each tortilla into 1 inch slices. 
  • Garnish with additional chives and serve. 


Can add a finely diced jalapeno for more spice.
If cream cheese is too firm, microwave for 10 seconds until soft enough to stir. 


Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 575IU | Vitamin C: 15.8mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.5mg