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Mexican Pinwheels

Mexican Pinwheels

7 Ratings
7 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Have kids help mix the ingredients and spread the cream cheese mixture on the tortillas for this fun and flavorful snack.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened (3 1/2 Tablespoons)
  • 1/8 cup canned corn, drained (2 Tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green chilies, drained
  • 2/3 tablespoon chopped onion (2 teaspoons)
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 3 large flour tortillas (10 inch)

Directions

1. Drain the corn and green chilis.  Collect, chop and measure all ingredients before starting to prepare the recipe.  

2. Mix cream cheese, corn, green chilies, onions and salsa together in a bowl.

3. Spread mixture on tortillas, roll up tightly, and wrap in plastic wrap.

4. Cut in 1-inch slices, and serve immediately, or store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. 

store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours. Eat within 3 to 5 days. 

Notes

Be creative! Add washed, chopped fresh cilantro or spices like cumin and chili powder in step #2. 

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Source:

Colorado State University and University of California at Davis.
Eating Smart Being Active Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 5 pinwheels, 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 147
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 311 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 57 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 89 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 147
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 10 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 57 mg
Potassium 89 mg
Sodium 311 mg
Copper 63 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 10 mg
Phosphorus 57 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 36 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 2 mcg
Folate 65 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 7 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1 ounces

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