Wraps Wrap-and-Roll Basil Pinwheels

posted by JudyAZ 07-12-101 11:12 AM

Wrap-and-Roll Basil Pinwheels

3 (7 - or 8-inch) flour tortillas
1 (5.2-oz.) carton Boursin Cheese or one 5-oz. container semi soft cheese with garlic and herbs
12 large fresh basil leaves
1/2 of a 7-oz. jar roasted red sweet peppers, cut into 1/4-inch wide strips
4 oz. thinly sliced cooked roast beef, ham, or turkey
1 Tbsp. mayonnaise or salad dressing
Fresh basil leaves (optional)

Spread each flour tortilla with 1/3 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 between the tortillas; arrange roasted red pepper strips 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, jell-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 from the tortilla rolls; cut each of the rolls into 1-inch slices (make diagonal slices, if desired). Garnish with the fresh basil leaves, if you wish. 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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