Mediterranean Pinwheels

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Published: 01/31/2022 | Updated: 01/08/2024

Pinwheels are a popular appetizer in Mediterranean cuisine. They are made from dough that is rolled out and then divided into small circles. The dough is then filled with ingredients and rolled up, creating the finished product. Pinwheels can come with a variety of awesome flavors, such as garlic, olive oil, or ground beef.

Looking for a new place to dine or want to spice up your next holiday party? Try these Mediterranean Pinwheels appetizer recipes, using just 5 ingredients. These appetizers are perfect for someone who wants something light and healthy without sacrificing extra flavor. They’re quick and easy to make and taste delicious.

Mediterranean Pinwheels

I’ve been on a bit of a pinwheel kick lately. Whether you call them spirals roll-ups or pinwheels, they are easy to make and there are unlimited variations. These simple Mediterranean pinwheels make an easy lunch or appetizer.

Mediterranean Pinwheels

Mediterranean Pinwheels Recipe:

  • large flour tortillas (6)
  • 227 g hummus (your own recipe or store-bought)
  • 1 cup seasoned feta cheese, crumbled*
  • 2 1/4 oz. can black olives, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced or grated

*You can purchase seasoned crumbled feta cheese or make your own by adding some oregano, pepper and mint to feta cheese and crumbling.

Mediterranean Pinwheels

 

Spread 1-2 Tbsp. of hummus on each flour tortilla. Layout thinly sliced cucumber in a single layer on top of the hummus or use grated cucumber. Sprinkle with crumbled, seasoned feta cheese. Place sliced black olives on top. Roll the tortilla tightly. Chill for about an hour in the fridge to make slicing easier.

Slice in 1-inch segments and layout on a serving platter. Serve chilled.

Variations:

This recipe would also be excellent with roasted red pepper or chopped tomato to add a splash of color.

You can also use red pepper sliced thinly with shredded lettuce for another Mediterranean pinwheel idea that goes well in a packed lunch.

Mediterranean Pinwheels

Using the basic recipe of hummus spread on a flour tortilla with cucumber, sliced black olives, and feta cheese, there is really no way to go wrong as long as you stay with Mediterranean ingredients.

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Looking for more appetizer or snack recipes? Check out these delicious and simple recipes! Appetizers can be a great way to get everyone started before the main course arrives, and these snacks will definitely satisfy your appetite!

Mediterranean Pinwheels Recipe

Author: The Endless Appetite

Ingredients

  • large flour tortillas (6)
  • 227 g hummus (your own recipe or store-bought)
  • 1 cup seasoned feta cheese, crumbled*
  • 2 1/4 oz. can black olives, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced or grated

*You can purchase seasoned crumbled feta cheese or make your own by adding some oregano, pepper and mint to feta cheese and crumbling. 

    Instructions

    • Spread 1-2 Tbsp. of hummus on each flour tortilla.
    • Layout thinly sliced cucumber in a single layer on top of the hummus or use grated cucumber.
    • Place sliced black olives on top. Roll the tortilla tightly.
    • Chill for about an hour in the fridge to make slicing easier. 
    • Slice in 1-inch segments and layout on a serving platter.
    • Serve chilled.

    Can you freeze Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels?

    Yes, you can freeze Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels to enjoy later. To do so, first, bake the pinwheels according to the recipe instructions. After they have cooled completely, place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place the pan in the freezer for about 2 hours until the pinwheels are frozen solid. Transfer them to a ziplock bag or other airtight

     

    These Mediterranean Pinwheels are a great choice as an appetizer and a delightful flavor blast in every bite. The ingredients for this recipe can be easily found in most grocery stores, and the final product is sure to please you and all of your guests.

    In conclusion, these Mediterranean pinwheels are the perfect appetizer for any get-together, delicious, gluten-free party dip and party appetizers! They are easy to make and everyone will love them. Be sure to give a try this light recipe for your next party!

    If you’re looking for a tasty and favorite recipe, easy-to-make appetizer that can be prepped and served quickly at your next party, look no further than amazing flavor Mediterranean Pinwheels.

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