On-the-go after school meals from Texas Beef Council

We all leadambitious lives with jam-packed schedules, afternoon activities and the needfor on-the-go meal options that get you out the door.  As fall kicks-in and our hectic lives takeover, we are here to prepare a nutritious meal that is fast, easy and full offlavor.  She will provide tips to helpyou get dinner in little tummies when time is precious!

Fight theurge to stop at a fast food joint for a quick fix and try a healthy hand-heldmeal options that kids can eat on the go. Beef and Cheese Pinwheels will haveyour little ones fueled for whatever after-school adventures await them.Whether it's a quick meal on the way to soccer practice or an after-schoolsnack, roast beef pinwheels can be ready and waiting to save the day!

Beef & Cheese Pinwheels


  • 12 ounces thinly sliced deli roast beef
  • 1 package (4 ounces) herb flavored cream cheese
  • 4 large flour tortillas (about 10 inches)
  • 2 cups spinach leaves (about 20 leaves)
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) roasted red peppers, rinsed and drained


Spread cheese evenly over oneside of each tortilla.

Place deli roast beef over cheese leaving 1/2-inch border around edges.

Place spinach leaves over beef.

Arrange peppers down center, over spinach.

Roll up tightly and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes toovernight before serving.

To serve, cut each roll crosswise into 8 slices. Arrange cut side up onserving platter.


Nutrition Info per serving: 348 calories; 12 g fat (6 g saturatedfat; 0 g monounsaturated fat); 60 mg cholesterol; 1458 mg sodium; 36 gcarbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 18 g protein; 3 mg niacin; 0 mg vitaminB6; 0 mcg vitaminB12; 4.8mg iron; 12 mcg selenium; 0.6 mg zinc.

Per 1appetizer, 1 oz. serving: 58 calories; 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat); 10 mgcholesterol; 243 mg sodium; 6 g carbohydrate; 0.5 g fiber; 3 g protein; 0.5 mgniacin; 0 mg vitamin B6; 0 mcg vitamin B12; 0.8 mg iron; 2 mcg selenium; 0.1 mgzinc.