Feb 262013

Turkey, Cheese, Avocado and Cucumber Pinwheels

As promised, here is another lunch idea for the little ones (it took a bit longer, I know). That in no way though, means that I haven’t been on the search for ideas. No, no, I’ve been busy and found quite a bit of inspiration on Pinterest. Once I actually get around to trying out the recipes and not just pinning them, I will report back. Why do I feel like I am in trouble? 🙂

Turkey, Cheese, Avocado and Cucumber Pinwheels

These pinwheels were actually just something I made randomly to use up stuff we had in the fridge, but they turned out to be one of Arik’s favorite lunches. Now we have to have these at least 3 times a week or else…  So I wanted to be sure to share this simple alternative to a sandwich with you all. Sometimes I don’t use avocado, or I’ll use tomato instead of cucumber, or both; as you can see there is no real set way to make these, so you can just let your creative juices flow. Enjoy!

Turkey, Cheese, Avocado and Cucumber Pinwheels

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Turkey, Cheese, Avocado and Cucumber Pinwheels
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Serves: 1-2
  • 1 large whole-wheat tortilla
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese or
  • ½ avocado, mashed up
  • 2-3 slices of turkey
  • 1-2 slices of cheese of your choice
  • 1 small piece of cucumber, peeled and cut into strips
  1. Spread cream cheese or mashed up avocado (or both) on the tortilla.
  2. Place turkey and cheese slices on top.
  3. Lay the cucumber strips about 1 in. from the edge of the tortilla and begin to roll up.
  4. Roll up the entire tortilla and cut into ½ in wide pinwheels.
One large tortilla will make about 10 pinwheels.


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  1. I made these with a laughing cow cream cheese mixed with chopped cucumber as the spread. It was tasty and held up well in my lunch box.

    • Oh, yum, that sounds really good! I will have to try that out next time. Thanks for sharing!!

  2. high if you rol up wrap then put clingfilm around tight and leave for 30 mins you get perfectly round

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