Taco Pinwheels Recipe- Easy Lunch Box Ideas

This recipe for taco pinwheels makes the perfect easy lunch box idea for back to school. It’s a fun alternative to traditional sandwiches and you can use up your leftover taco meat from dinner the night before.


– Tortillas – Cream cheese – Seasoned taco meat – Shredded cheese – Red bell pepper – Green bell pepper – Guacamole – Salsa – Sour cream

Mix cream cheese, taco meat, shredded cheese, red and green bell pepper together until combined.

Evenly spread 1/3 to 1/2 cup of the cream cheese mixture onto the flour tortilla.

Roll tortillas up tightly and wrap each tortilla in plastic wrap to chill in the refrigerator overnight.

In the morning, before school, slice each tortilla into 1 1/2 inch pinwheels and place in the lunch box.

Pair this yummy taco pinwheel recipe with a side of guacamole and chips. Add a side of fruit for a delicious and well balanced meal that even your picky eaters will love!