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Mexican Pinwheels are a super simple and super tasty appetizer for any occasion. These Southwest Sausage Pinwheels are easy to make and require hardly any work at all. These sausage cream cheese pinwheels have all my favorite Mexican inspired flavor in one bite. Just as easy as any tortilla roll ups appetizer!

Mexican Pinwheels (Southwest Sausage Pinwheels)

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Refrigerate: 4 hours
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 97kcal
Mexican Pinwheels are a super simple and super tasty appetizer for any occasion. These Southwest Sausage Pinwheels are easy to make and require hardly any work at all. These sausage cream cheese pinwheels have all my favorite Mexican inspired flavor in one bite. Just as easy as any tortilla roll ups appetizer!
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Ingredients

  • ½ pound chorizo or bulk sausage cooked & crumbled
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup picante sauce or salsa
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 ounce taco seasoning click for recipe
  • 1 4½ ounce can chopped ripe olives, drained
  • 1 4 ounce can chopped mild green chilies, drained
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 8 10-inch flour tortillas
  • Salsa for serving

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese, sour cream, picante sauce, juice of 1 lime and taco seasoning until smooth.
  • Add in olives, green chilies, cheese, green onions and cooked sausage. Mix well.
  • With an offset spatula, spread about ½ cup of filling to within ½-inch of each edge. Tightly roll up each tortilla, wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Cut into 1-inch slices and serve with sides of red and green salsa.
  • Enjoy!

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Notes

NOTE: Makes 4-5 dozen. Serving Size is 2-3 pinwheels per person.

Nutrition

Serving: 2pinwheels | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 427mg | Potassium: 39mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 0.7mg