Pinwheel Sandwiches 3 Ways


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Lunchbox packing is in full swing, as are the afterschool snacks. Pinwheel Sandwiches are a cute and fun way to change up your lunchbox game.

Collage of pinwheel sandwiches three ways.

I've teamed up with Tip Top to come up with 3 awesome pinwheel sandwich recipes using their new Super Vege bread range.

Tip Top Super Vege bread is available in 3 colourful varieties.

  • Spinach: Green
  • Beetroot: Pink
  • Carrot: Orange

Each slice contains 20% vegetable content and they are a great way to add colour and fun to a lunchbox!

Chicken Cranberry Pinwheel Sandwiches

I used the Tip Top Super Vege spinach bread to make these pinwheels. The filling is:

  • Cream cheese
  • Mayonnaise
  • Chicken (choped finely)
  • Cranberries
  • Lettuce
Stainless steel bento lunchbox packed with pinwheel sandwiches, fruit crackers, vegetables and banana cake.

Ranbow Vegetable Pinwheels

I used the Tip Top Super Vege carrot bread to make these pinwheels. The filling is:

  • Hummus
  • Purple Cabbage
  • Red Capsicum
  • Carrot
  • Yellow Capsicum
  • Cucumer
  • Baby Spinach Leaves
Stainless steel bento lunchbox packed with pinwheel sandwiches, fruit crackers, vegetables and popcorn and chocolate chip cookies.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Pinwheel Sandwiches

I used the Tip Top Super Vege beetroot bread to make these pinwheels. The filling is:

  • Cream cheese
  • Fresh strawberries (chopped)
A stainless steel lunchbox packed with pink and red foods for Valentines day.

How to make Pinwheel Sandwiches

Below are illustrated step-by-step instructions to make pinwheel sandwiches, with bread. If you prefer just the written instructions then head straight to the printable recipe card below.

Step one: Remove the crusts from 2 slices of bread.

Two photo collage showing crusts being removed from two slices of bread.

Step two: Roll the bread flat using either a rolling pin, jar, or straight-sided jar. Add a spread to the bread, in this instance I have used hummus.

Two photo collage shwoing bread being rolled flat and spread with hummus.

Step three: Add your fillings, ensure they are finely cut, and lay them out so they cover two-thirds of the bread.

Colourful vegetables laid out as a rainbow ready to be rolled into a pinwheel sandwich.

Step four: Roll up the sandwich and slice it in half. Forming a pinwheel.

Two photo collage showing a pinwheel sandwich being rolled and sliced in half.


A rainbow vegetable pinwheel sandwich being held above a packed stainless steel lunchbox.

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Collage of pinwheel sandwiches three ways packed in bento style lunchboxes.

Pinwheel Sandwiches

Three pinwheel sandwich recipes that are easy to make and will add fun, colour and crunch to any lunchbox.
Print Pin Rate
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: New Zealand
Keyword: pinwheel sandwich, pinwheel sandwich recipes, pinwheel sandwiches with bread, sandwich roll ups
Servings: 3 sandwiches
Calories: 237kcal


4.86 from 7 votes


Chicken Cranberry Pinwheel Sandwiches

  • 2 slices bread
  • 1 Tablespoon cream cheese
  • 20 g chicken finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon cranberries
  • lettuce

Rainbow Vegetable Sandiwch Roll Up

  • 2 slices bread
  • 2 Tablespoon hummus
  • purple cabbage
  • Red capsicum
  • Carrot
  • Yellow capsicum
  • stick Cucumber
  • Baby spinach leaves

Strawberry Pinwheel Sandwiches

  • 2 slices bread
  • 2 Tablespoons cream cheese
  • 6 strawberries (finely chopped)


Rainbow vegetable roll up

  • I have included a recipe video for the rainbow vegetable roll up.

Pinwheel Sandwiches

  • Remove the crusts from the bread
  • Roll the slices of bread flat usuing a rolling pin, overlap two slices to make a long piece of bread.
  • Spread with cream cheese, then top with the other fillings so that the fillings cover two thirds of the bread.
  • Roll tightly, slice in half



Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 378mg | Potassium: 201mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 206IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 2mg

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