Tortilla Pinwheels | chicken -

Tortilla Pinwheels - Weight Watchers friendly

These 5 ingredient Tortilla Pinwheels appetizer are not only delicious, they are easy to make and only 1 Weight Watchers freestyle smart point each! You can also use leftover rotisserie chicken if you are short on time.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting time 1 hour
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 pinwheels
Calories 47kcal
Author Terri Gilson


  • 4 - 10 inch tortillas tomato flavour
  • 2 cups chicken (2 chicken breasts) finely chopped or shredded
  • 1 red pepper finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup red onion (1 medium red onion) finely chopped
  • 8 tbsp light cream cheese * I use the spreadable


  • Grill chicken breasts and chop finely or shred. 
    Mix onion, chicken and red pepper together.
  • Spread  2 tbsps light cream cheese over each tortilla, as you would jam. Then spread a layer of the mixture on each tortilla. Repeat until mixture has been used.
    Making Tortilla Pinwheel Step 1
  • Roll tortilla in half, as shown. 
    Making Tortilla Pinwheels - Step 2
  • Then gently pull back to the edge and start rolling from there 
    Making Tortilla Pinwheels Step 3
  • Continue rolling tightly. 
    Making Tortilla Pinwheels Step 5
  • Continue rolling until you get to the edge
  • When you get to the edge, add a little more cream cheese, so it will stick together.
    Making Tortilla Pinwheels Step 6
  • Roll right up and place seam side down.
    Making Tortilla Pinwheels Step 7
  • Wrap in saran wrap and place tortillas in fridge for one hour
    Making Tortilla Pinwheels Step 9
  • Cut off the ends (with no filling) 
    Making Tortilla Pinwheels Step 9
  • Slice into 3/4 inch slices and serve! * You can use a measuring tape to ensure you have equal sized pieces. 
    Making Tortilla Pinwheels Step 10


Nutrition Facts
Tortilla Pinwheels - Weight Watchers friendly
Amount Per Serving
Calories 47 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 86mg4%
Potassium 85mg2%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 280IU6%
Vitamin C 10.1mg12%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 47kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 85mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.1mg