Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels






Here is another recipe that I converted to be low carb.  These are super delicious, but a little bit on the more involved side.  But, if you are looking for an amazing side dish for a holiday meal, this is a great low carb show stopper!  These pinwheels are also good for a meal on their own too!


 First I started by making a carbquik pizza dough.  The way to do this is to is by mixing 1 1/2 cups carbquik with 1/3 cup hot water.  I personally found it to be easier to work with the dough by adding a tbs or so more hot water.  It made the dough not so dry.

Then I rolled out the dough onto parchment paper.  Make sure to rub a little bit of carbquik on your rolling pin (the same way you would flour for rolling dough) this helps the dough not to stick to the rolling pin.  I rolled my dough into kind of a rectangle shape.

After your dough is rolled out, brush it with olive oil and sprinkle Italian seasoning over all the dough.  Then sprinkle cheese and then layer low carb ham over the surface. **Make sure to find ham that has 0 carbs! Really, you can use any type of sandwich meat.  I just find that ham and cheese are delicious together!!

Then, very carefully, begin to roll the dough and ingredients into a spiral shaped roll.  After your dough is rolled up, cut it on the bias into slices.  By cutting on the bias (diagonally) this will help give the roll a "pinwheel" shape.

This will make 8-10 pinwheels.  Lay each pinwheel onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and brush the dough surface with egg.  Bake at 350 degrees until golden brown.  In my oven this takes 10-15 mins.




4 comments:

Beth said...

OMG!!!That looks Amazing!!!

Kim said...

How many net carbs?

Megs said...
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Megs said...

There's about 1 net carb per pinwheel!