Easy Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels

5 from 3 reviews

These Easy Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels are great served as an appetizer or for lunch! Delicious, flavourful little bites…with cream cheese, taco spice, peppers, onions, cilantro, salsa and cheese! So good.


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  • 5 large flour tortillas
  • 1 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tsp taco spice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red pepper
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped green onion
  • 23 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup salsa


  1. Using a mixer, mix together the cream cheese, sour cream and taco spice until smooth.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients (red pepper, green onion, cilantro, cheese and salsa).
  3. Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly between the 5 flour tortillas, making sure to leave about a half an inch along the edges of the tortillas without the mixture.
  4. Roll the tortillas up tightly, then refrigerate for at least an hour, and even overnight.
  5. When you’re ready to serve them, cut the tortillas into 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick.