Wraps Tortilla-Basil Pinwheels

posted by Meryl 05-03-102 2:04 PM

Tortilla-Basil Pinwheels
Prep Time: 20 min.
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

3 (7- or 8-inch) tortillas
1 (5.2-ounce) carton Boursin cheese or semisoft cheese with garlic and herbs
12 large fresh basil leaves
1/2 of a 7-ounce jar roasted sweet red peppers, cut into 1/4-inch wide strips
4 ounces thinly sliced cooked roast beef, ham, or turkey
1 tablespoon mayonnaise or salad dressing
Fresh basil leaves (optional)

Spread each tortilla with one-third of the Boursin cheese or semisoft cheese with garlic and herbs. Add a layer of the large fresh basil leaves to cover cheese. Divide roasted red sweet pepper strips among the tortillas and arrange over the basil leaves 1 to 2 inches apart. Top with meat slices. Spread 1 teaspoon mayonnaise or salad dressing over the meat on each tortilla.

Roll up the tortillas tightly, jelly-roll style, enclosing the filling. Wrap each roll in plastic wrap. Chill the tortilla rolls in the refrigerator 2 to 4 hours to blend flavors.

To serve, remove the rolls from the refrigerator. Remove the plastic wrap and cut each of the rolls into 1-inch slices (make diagonal slices, if desired). Garnish with additional fresh basil leaves, if desired. Skewer each of the cut tortilla rolls on frilly picks or on short decorative skewers, if desired.

Makes about 24 pinwheels.

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