Hummus Veggie Pinwheels

Serves: 
8-10
Ingredients: 

1 (8-ounce) container of hummus or light cream cheese

1 cucumber, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds

1 green bell pepper, seeded and sliced into small strips

2 medium tomatoes, diced

1 package of 8-inch tomato, spinach, corn or whole-wheat tortillas (8 to 10 torillas per package) 

12 coffee stirrers or large toothpicks (to act as skewers)

Instructions: 
  1. Wash and prepare vegetables.
  2. Spread 2 tablespoons of hummus or cream cheese onto each tortilla. 
  3. Place 3-4 slices of cucumber, 2 slices of bell pepper, and about 2 tablespoons of tomato in the center of the tortilla. 
  4. Roll the tortilla, tucking in the ends.
  5. Cut the roll into 1-inch rounds or pinwheels (should get 4 for each tortilla).
  6. Place two tortilla rounds onto a skewer or large toothpick. 
Tips: 
  • Try different flavors of hummus, such as lemon or garlic. 
  • Try different vegetables such as onions, black olives, or shredded carrots. 
  • Try different tortilla flavors such as tomato, spinach, whole-wheat or corn, and mix them up on skewers.
Nutrition Facts: 

Serving size: 2 skewers (2 pieces per skewer for a total of 4 pieces)

Calories: 210

Fruits and Vegetables: 1/2 cup

Fat: 6 g

Fiber: 4 g

Sodium: 450 mg

Nutrition information based on hummus and plain tortillas.

This material was developed by the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program.

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