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Easy Turkey Pinwheels – Great For School Lunch and Meal Prep

by Nellie

Looking for an easy tasty treat for school lunch or meal prep? Check out this awesome turkey pinwheels recipe! Made with your favorite cheese, turkey and seasonings.

Can you believe that back to school is upon us? It’s time to get all the supplies and of course, make a plan for brown bag lunches. A great option to send with the kids are this turkey pinwheels. It’s a great recipe that the family will love.

These pinwheels are made with flour tortillas, turkey slices and your favorite kind of cheese. These are both great for school lunches and meal prep! These tortilla pinwheels are a great lunch for big kids with a few of their favorite sides.

Turkey pinwheel sandwiches also made for an easy appetizer option. You can even add cranberry sauce to these and make some delicious turkey cranberry pinwheels. These easy turkey pinwheels are super versatile.

What ingredients are needed for this turkey pinwheels recipe?

Ingredient Checklist:

4 tortillas

6-8 slices of Turkey meat

4 leaf romaine lettuce

2 slices American, Cheddar cheese or Swiss cheese

2 tbsp sour cream

4 oz cream cheese

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp pepper

1/8 tsp salt (pinch)

1/4 tsp dried dill, optional 

This turkey roll ups recipe calls for regular cream cheese and you can add a little but of dill if you like. You can also replace the romaine lettuce for baby spinach if you need to.

Pinwheel recipes are so great for school lunches because they are easy to travel with. You can put them in the lunch box or even use them as the perfect low carb appetizer for game days.

They even work great for a birthday party! The best part about this recipe is that you can easily customize it with whatever you have available.

Only have whole wheat tortillas available? Use that. Feeling for roast beef instead? Try that! Deli Turkey is not your only option here. Simple ingredients is what makes this turkey pinwheel recipe so great!

If you have leftovers you can store them in an airtight container covered with plastic wrap. Enjoy these delicious pinwheels and be sure to let me know when you share it on social media!

Easy Turkey Pinwheels - Great For School Lunch and Meal Prep
Yield: 8 servings

Easy Turkey Pinwheels - Great For School Lunch and Meal Prep

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

These easy and delicious turkey pinwheels are so good and easy to make. Great for meal prep and school lunches!

Ingredients

  • 4 tortillas
  • 6-8 slices deli Turkey meat
  • 4 leaf romaine lettuce
  • 2 slices American, Cheddar or Swiss cheese 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp salt (pinch)
  • 1/4 tsp dried dill, optional

Instructions

  1. Mix cream cheese and sour cream
  2. Add seasonings and mix well
  3. Taste mixture and make any adjustments flavor profile wise if necessary.
  4. The addition of dried dill will give the mix a slight ranch dressing flavor Add the spread to the tortillas
  5. Add meat, lettuce side by side
  6. Roll tight and place in fridge for 15-20 mins to firm up.
  7. Slice pinwheels with sharp knife and serve

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 254Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 53mgSodium 647mgCarbohydrates 18gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 13g

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