Taco Pinwheels Recipe

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Brittany King Modified: March 23, 2022
Taco Pinwheels Recipe

How To Make Taco Pinwheels

These taco pinwheels are simple yet delicious appetizers made with shredded chicken, bell peppers, cream cheese, herbs, spices, and tortilla wraps.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 minute
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 21 minutes



  • 6large tortillas,burrito size
  • 8ozcream cheese,softened
  • 2tbsptaco seasoning
  • 1cupcheddar cheese,shredded
  • 1cupchicken,cooked,shredded
  • ½cupred bell pepper,diced
  • ½cupgreen bell pepper,diced
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped
  • guacamole,or salsa for serving.


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the cream cheese, taco seasoning and cheddar cheese until well combined.

  2. Add the chicken, bell peppers and cilantro into the cream cheese mixture and stir until combined.

  3. Lay one of the tortillas flat on a cutting board and spread approximately ⅓ cup of the chicken mixture all over the tortilla.

  4. Roll up tightly.

  5. Repeat the process with the remaining tortillas.

  6. Place the tortilla rolls on a plate and cover with plastic wrap. Chill for at least 1 hour or up to one day.

  7. Slice the tortilla rolls into 1-inch pinwheels and serve, with guacamole or salsa for dipping if desired.


  • Calories: 349.82kcal
  • Fat: 24.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.28g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.05g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.23g
  • Fiber: 2.76g
  • Sugar: 2.67g
  • Protein: 13.95g
  • Cholesterol: 81.52mg
  • Sodium: 515.94mg
  • Calcium: 214.97mg
  • Potassium: 248.68mg
  • Iron: 1.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 229.75µg
  • Vitamin C: 26.39mg
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