Olive-Pepper Spirals

Olive-Pepper Spirals

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

These delicious appetizer pin-wheels are beautifly presented.

Ingredients 21 servings

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  • 1 cup ripe olives or Greek olives, drained and pitted
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or cooking oil
  • 2 teaspoons capers, drained
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice or lime juice
  • 3 9- to 10 inch flour tortillas (any flavor)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese with chive and onion
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup jarred roasted red peppers, well drained and cut into thin strips
  • Fresh flat-leaf parsley sprigs (optional)


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  1. In a food processor, combine olives, oil, capers and lemon (or lime) juice. Cover and pulse several times until olives are very finely chopped.
  2. Arrange tortillas on a at surface. Spread one-third of the cream cheese over each tortilla; spread one-third of the olive mixture over each. Place several lettuce leaves on top of olive mixture. Arrange one-third of the pepper strips over the lettuce on each tortilla. Roll up tortillas; wrap in plastic wrap. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 to 4 hours.
  3. To serve, slice each tortilla roll into seven slices. Arrange spirals on a serving platter. If desired, garnish with parsley.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 spiral
  • Per serving: 68 calories; 4 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 5 mg cholesterol; 137 mg sodium;
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ fat, ½ starch

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