Low-Fat Veggie and Cream Cheese Pinwheels – Cleveland Clinic

Cream cheese pinwheels with carrots, peppers and green onions diplayed on a wooden tray.

This appetizer is easy to make, full of flavor and a fun finger food! It’s a great way to get some more veggies in your diet, too!

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  • 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


  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 (per serving)

Makes 48 servings
Serving size = 1-inch piece

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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