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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.
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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: New Zealand
Keyword: pinwheel sandwich, pinwheel sandwich recipes, pinwheel sandwiches with bread, sandwich roll ups
Servings: 3 sandwiches
Calories: 237kcal


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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