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Pesto Pinwheels

Taste of Home
An elegant appetizer with a twist inspired by the italian Pesto sauce.
Prep Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 20


  • 1 tube refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/3 cup Barilla pesto sauce
  • 1/4 cup roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup tomato paste


  • Unroll crescent dough into two long rectangles; seal seams and perforations. Spread each with pesto; sprinkle with red peppers and cheese.
  • Roll each up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. With a sharp knife, cut each roll into 10 slices. Place cut side down 2 in. apart on two ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 400° until golden brown, 8-10 minutes. Serve warm with tomato paste.
Keyword italian party recipes, mediterranean appetizers, mediterranean party recipes