Spinach and Sundried Tomato Puff Pastry Pinwheels

This recipe has been featured in a how-to post on The Recipe Girl blog: Spinach & Sundried Tomato Puff Pastry Pinwheels.

Yield: About 3 dozen

Prep Time: 15 min + chill/freeze time

Cook Time: 20 min

Spinach & Sundried Tomato Puff Pastry Pinwheels

These are incredibly easy and delicious. They'd be great to keep in the freezer to use at a moment's notice. Impressive and festive looking treats for the winter holidays too!


1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach
1/2 cup re-hydrated sundried tomatoes, chopped finely (or use those packed in oil but drained well and patted dry)
1/2 cup mayonnaise (light mayo is fine)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (or more)
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1 (17.3-ounce) package of puff pastry (2 sheets)


1. Prepare filling: Drain spinach well, squeezing out moisture and pressing between layers of paper towels. Stir together spinach, sundried tomatoes, mayo, Parmesan and spices. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

2. Thaw puff pastry at room temperature for 30 minutes, or until defrosted and easy to unfold. Unfold pastry and place on a lightly floured surface. Spread one-half of the spinach mixture evenly over pastry sheet, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Roll up pastry, jellyroll fashion, pressing to seal seam; wrap in plastic wrap. Repeat procedure with remaining pastry and spinach mixture. Freeze 30 minutes; cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices.

3. Preheat oven to 400°F.

4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown.


*Prepared rolls may be wrapped and frozen for up to three months. Cut and bake slices as needed.

Source: www.RecipeGirl.com
(Adapted from Southern Living)

8 Responses to “Spinach and Sundried Tomato Puff Pastry Pinwheels”

  1. postedFeb 26, 2009 5:41 AM

    Very easy recipe- and very good- they were at hit at christmas….I have already passed this recipe along to others. I am making it today to bring to a party and will be bringing an extra roll to give to the hostess so she can have it in her freezer too!

  2. postedDec 13, 2011 7:18 AM

    These sound wonderful — such great flavors and so easy. Definitely keeping them in mind for a holiday app!

  3. postedDec 13, 2011 7:19 AM

    This is my kind of meal…I love Mediterranean flavors, and you have done it so well with these!

  4. postedDec 13, 2011 7:22 AM

    How easy and adorable are these?

  5. postedDec 13, 2011 10:03 AM
    Adrienne Martin

    These are super cute! Definitely going to make for Christmas this year. The fact that you can make ahead is most fabulous!

  6. postedJan 13, 2012 2:33 PM

    I made these for my work holiday party and they were a BIG hit! In fact one of the people who writes our intercompany newsletter wanted the recipe so she could feature them in the next issue. I let her know it was your recipe and if they’re featured I’ll pass it along to you. 🙂

  7. postedDec 28, 2014 8:08 PM

    These look amazing! I would like to bring them to a party but would have to travel to do so. Are these best served warm or are they just as tasty at room temp?

    • postedDec 30, 2014 11:45 AM

      just as tasty at room temp!

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