Recipe: Low-Fat Veggie and Cream Cheese Pinwheels

Whip up this dish for a fun and healthy appetizer
Veggie and cream cheese pinwheels

This dish is full of flavor and easy to make. You can whip it up as a fun and healthy snack or appetizer. It’s a good way to get kids to eat more vegetables too.

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Ingredients

2 – 8 ounce containers light vegetable cream cheese, softened
4 (12 inch size) whole wheat tortillas
2 green onions, minced
1/2 cup red bell peppers, diced
1/2 cup celery, diced
1/4 cup diced black olives, drained
1/4 cup carrots, shredded

Preparation

  1. In mixing bowl, blend cream cheese and green onions.
  2. Spread cream cheese blend over each tortilla evenly.  Sprinkle celery, red bell peppers, black olives and carrots on top of cream cheese spread. Roll up each tortilla tightly.
  3. Wrap tortillas in plastic wrap and chill for 2 hours.
  4. Just before serving, slice each tortilla into 1 inch pieces.

Nutrition information

Makes 48 servings
Serving Size – 1 inch piece

Per serving:
Calories: 48
Total fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Sodium: 89 mg
Potassium 25 mg
Total carbohydrates: 5 g
Protein: 2 g

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