Today for #SundaySupper we are sharing back to school recipes. As a kid I used to love going back to school, you get new clothes, school supplies and of course you get to see your friends. But one thing I didn’t care for was lunch. You know what I had for lunch from 1st grade to 6th grade? This is going to sound so gross, but I used to have a bologna sandwich with butter served on Wonder Bread. Talk about sticking to the roof of your mouth. Yuck gross! To this day I won’t touch bologna. It’s just yucky to me. So today I am sharing with you a recipe I wish I could have had for lunch which is Turkey Pinwheels.
This isn’t your ordinary Turkey Pinwheels but it is made with cheddar cheese, turkey and tomatoes. It kind of tastes like a quesadilla with turkey. Yum! Normal pinwheels are made with cream cheese, but I thought if you were to give this to your kids for lunch the cream cheese may not be very good and I wouldn’t want to risk my kids getting sick and besides cheddar cheese rocks.
To make the Turkey Pinewheels its supper simple. I took a flour tortilla, sprinkled it with my cheese and microwaved it for 45 seconds. The cheese is perfectly melted. Then I topped it with turkey and tomatoes, rolled it up and I let it sit for a minute. Letting it sit, makes the cheese hold the tortilla together. Then I took a pizza cutter sliced it into 5 pieces. Perfect!
- 1 8" flour tortilla shell
- ½ oz. cheddar cheese, shredded (or cheese of choice)
- 2 oz. turkey meat
- 1 small tomatoe, seeded, sliced
- Sprinkle cheese on flour tortilla, place on a microwave safe plate and microwave for 45 seconds or until cheese is melted. Add turkey, then tomatoes. Roll up starting at one end. Let it sit for a minute and cut into slices.
Note: My tortilla was a Mission Carb at 120 calories.
There are so many variations of turkey pinwheels you could do. Here are a few turkey pinwheel combos for you that I thought would be great.
- Monterrey Jack Cheese, turkey with roasted peppers
- Pepper Jack Cheese with turkey and jalapenos
- Mozzarella Cheese with turkey, tomatoes, spinach and balsamic glaze
- Cheddar Cheese with turkey, cucumbers, tomatoes
I can’t wait to check out the rest of the gang for back to school lunches. I may not be in school but it’s always nice to have different options for lunch.
Have a great rest of the weekend.
- Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Muffins from Killer Bunnies
- Make Ahead Waffle Casserole from Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen
- Apple Muffins from Meal Diva
- Apple Oat Breakfast Cookies from What Smells So Good?
- Toast Three Ways from Foxes Love Lemons
Back to School Lunches and Simple Suppers
- Owl Bento Box from Simply Gourmet
- First Day of School Pinwheels from Jane’s Adventures in Dinner
- Quick and Easy Hot Pastrami Sliders from Webicurean
- Grilled Chicken Revamp from Culinary Adventures with Camilla
- Baked Eggplant Parmesan from Hezzi D’s Books and Cooks
- Chicken and Zucchinin Meatballs from Casa de Crews
- Clean Eating Lunches Your Kids will Love from Amee’s Savory Dish
- Crispy Chicken Legs from The Not So Cheesy Kitchen
- DIY Veggie Cup Noodles from Food Lust People Love
- Chicken Nuggets from Nosh my Way
- Skinny Spinach Mac and Cheese from Take a Bite out of Boca
- Chicken Schnitzle from Panning the Globe
- Berry Nutty Bento from Ninja Baking
- Spagetti and Chicken Meatballs from Soni’s Food
- Chopped Shrimp Salad with Honey Lime Vinagraitte from The Weekend Gourmet
- Steak & Cheese Pockets from Momma’s Meals
- Turkey Pinwheels from Peanut Butter and Peppers
Back to School Sips
Back to School Super Snacks
- Nutty Granola from Life Tastes Good
- On the Go Guacamole from Shannon at Country Girl in the Village
- Cinnamon Caramel Apple Energy Balls from Cupcakes and Kale Chips
- Playground Granola Bars from Noshing with the Nolands
- Apricot Dip from Magnolia Days
- Parmesan Garlic Oven Roasted Chick Peas from Ruffles and Truffles
- Home Made Graham Crackers from Curious Cuisiniere
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Granola Bars from Pies and Plots
- Gluten Free Apple Zucchini Flax Bread from Sue’s Nutrition Buzz
- Beef and Veggie Sliders from Grumpy’s Honeybunch
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Popcorn from Simply Healthy Family
- Frushi (Fruit Sushi) from Mama Bee Does
Back to School Sweets and Treats
- Open Face PB & J Cookies from Desserts Required
- Berry Topped Chocolate Silk Tart from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Paletas from La Cocina de Leslie
- Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins from Confessions of a Culinary Diva
- Love Note Doodle Bugs from Happy Baking Days
- Frozen Yogurt Mud Pies from Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
- Brown Butter Peanut Butter Crispy Treats from The Texan New Yorker
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