Are you looking for some recipe inspiration? In this list, you will find 10 pinwheel recipes for fuss-free gatherings. All of them are yummy, super easy, and quick to make! Give them a try!
Regardless of whether you call them pinwheels or roll-ups, the idea stays the same: delicious party food that’s both easy to make and fun to eat! 🙂
I really love pinwheels. You may already know I hate spending a lot of time in the kitchen putting together extra complicated recipes, so I’m always up for trying something quick and delicious.
I also love having people over. Ever since we moved into our new house, we’ve been having guests almost every weekend, which makes me extremely happy! Every time someone steps foot into our home, I take it as an opportunity to prove to them just how delicious vegetarian food can be. You don’t need meat to have fun! 😉
So here comes the good news: pinwheels and parties go together hand in hand! Pinwheels are one of the most popular party appetizers – and with good reason. They’re basically pretty spirals filled with yumminess, they’re super fun and easy to eat and they’re also extremely customizable. You can make pinwheels with literally any ingredient you like, be it cheese, pesto, olive paste, avocado, veggies, and more. And if you know your guests won’t like the same thing, you can always make different types of pinwheels, filled with distinct ingredients.
You can use various “shells” for the pinwheels, from puff pastry to tortilla wraps, depending on your preference. Wraps are quicker, while puff pastry requires baking, but the latter is also more delicious (in my opinion, of course). You can also make hot pinwheels or cold pinwheels. It doesn’t even matter what you decide to make, the result will be the same: finger-licking good bite-sized appetizers that can be served during parties, movie nights, anniversaries, or a simple weekend gathering with your friends or family.
TIP #1: If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also prepare a salsa to serve your pinwheels with. Some excellent examples include pesto, tomato salsa, or a yogurt-herb combo. For more inspiration, you can find more salsa recipes here.
TIP #2: If you have any leftover pinwheels, you can store them in an air-tight container for up to two days. They often get soggy after two days – but no worries, I’m almost sure you won’t have any leftovers whatsoever!
In case you need some spiraling inspiration, I am here to help. In this article, I have gathered my 10 favorite pinwheel recipes on the web. By the way: all of them are vegetarian, while some are also vegan. Also, 4 of these recipes are my own, while the rest were created by some super awesome food bloggers that I recommend you follow.
Now all you need to do is pick your favorite recipe (or the one that you think will appeal most to your guests) and get cooking. Click on the titles or buttons in order to access each of these recipes. And don’t forget to have fun! 🙂