These low carb smoked salmon pinwheels (or rollups) are an easy-to-make keto-friendly appetizer or snack!
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When I used to make these in the UK, big slices of smoked salmon were more readily available. With those slices you can omit the tortilla, which makes them prettier – but less filling. But the smoked salmon I find in the US are in small pieces, so you'll need a tortilla wrap to hold it all together.
I use Mission Carb Balance Fajita tortillas which are about 8″ diameter and 4g net carbs per wrap.
How to Make Low Carb Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
Spread some cream cheese over a low carb tortilla. Then add a layer of smoked salmon, ensuring that you leave one edge empty so that the cream cheese acts like glue when rolled. Sprinkle some fresh dill leaves over – you don't need too many – and season with black pepper. Chopped chives would be a good alternative to dill.
Roll up the tortilla as tightly as possible and trim off the ends (chef's perks!).
If you are making these in advance, stop here! Wrap each roll in plastic wrap and store in the fridge until needed. When you're ready, simply cut each roll into 8 slices and present them on a platter!
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Low Carb Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
These low carb smoked salmon pinwheels (or rollups) are the perfect appetizer or snack!
- 4 oz sliced smoked salmon
- 3 tbs cream cheese
- 3 low carb tortillas
- 1 tbs dill fronds
- black pepper
- Spread 1 tablespoon of cream cheese all over each tortilla. Place the smoked salmon in a single layer on the tortilla and sprinkle with dill and black pepper. Leave one edge with only cream cheese to act as "glue" when rolled.
- Tightly roll up the tortilla and trim off the ends.
- If making in advance, wrap each one in plastic wrap and store in the fridge.
- Just before serving, slice each rolled tortillas into eight slices with a sharp knife, and place on a serving platter.
2.3g net carbs per serving of four pinwheels, based on using tortillas with 4g net carbs each.
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Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size 4 pinwheels
Amount Per Serving Calories 87Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 12mgSodium 519mgCarbohydrates 6.3gNet Carbohydrates 2.3gFiber 4gProtein 5g
Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.