This Easy Pizza Tortilla Wrap will be on your dinner rotation over and over! If you aren’t on the “Tortilla Trend” or “Tortilla Hack” bandwagon yet, HOP ABOARD with me! The best part about these, is they are totally customizable and done in less than 10 minutes!
I am not even on Tik Tok but SOMEHOW, I heard about this viral “Tik Tok Tortilla Trend” sweeping the nation and the moment I tried it, I was HOOKED!! This is the first version I ever tried and it has been one of my family’s all time faves. And it’s no secret I’m a pizza fan…no matter what shape or form! In a Pepperoni Pizza Bowl like this or my perfect Tortilla Pizza right here! Pizza is ALWAYS on my weekly menu!
If you have ever had a Taco Bell Crunch Wrap, you basically have the gist of this “Tortilla Trend.” Basically, a folded tortilla with lots of yummy stuff in it! What I love about this pizza tortilla wrap is that it’s portable and can be eaten on the go! Plus, there are so many variations that you could eat a different version every day of the week!
Two other “viral” trends that truly live up to the hype? Emily Mariko’s Salmon and Rice Bowl, Gigi’s Hadid’s Vodka Pasta and the Baked by Melissa Green Goddess Salad are all legit 🙂
The ingredients for this recipe are SUPER simple! You can customize them in sooooo many ways, which I outline in the “variations” section below!
Tortillas: You can really use any size, but I have found the burrito size work best.
Sauce: Rao’s Marinara is my all-time favorite sauce for everything!
Pepperoni: This is a Pepperoni Pizza Wrap, but honestly ANY toppings work!! (See variations below for some I’ve tried and LOVE)
Cheese: I love mozzarella and Monterey jack because they melt so well.
HOW TO MAKE A PIZZA TORTILLA WRAP
Step 1: Lay tortilla out in front of you and make one cut, halfway up the tortilla. Then picture your tortilla divided into 4 “quadrants.”
Step 2: Start adding your ingredients–one ingredient per “quadrant.” Quadrants 3 and 4 will be the ones that are in the most direct contact with the heat when you fry it, which is why the cheese goes on those two!
Step 3: Fold quadrant 1 UP, then fold to the RIGHT, then DOWN.
Step 4: Brush top and bottom of your wrap with olive oil or spray lightly with cooking spray.
Step 5: On a preheated griddle or skillet over medium, cook your pizza tortilla wrap for about 3-4 minutes on side, until golden brown and cheese is melted. I keep the heat at medium so the cheese gets melted without burning the outside.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the “tortilla hack?”
This “tortilla hack” or “tortilla trend” went viral on Tik Tok in 2020 but honestly, it’s been around for a looongggg time! I have gotten lots of comments on Instagram and Pinterest from adults that say they remember this trend from their childhood. It took social media to make it VIRAL!!
What are some variations on this recipe?
There are SO many good variations on this!!!! If you think of anything you’d put on a sandwich or in a wrap, all of these things can pretty much work in this tortilla wrap! I prefer variations with cheese because they just work so well when cooked in the skillet–like a glorified quesadilla!
Breakfast Tortilla Wrap: This is a breakfast of champs, let me tell you! I was wary of the avocado, but it’s SO GOOD!
Quadrant 1: Avocado
Quadrant 2: Bacon
Quadrant 3: Scrambled eggs
Quadrant 4: Cheese
Cuban Tortilla Wrap: Another one of my tried and true FAVES!
Quadrant 1: Mayo and/or Dijon Mustard
Quadrant 2: Sliced dill pickles
Quadrant 3: Swiss
Quadrant 4: Ham
Bacon Turkey Pesto Wrap: Quick and easy if you use store bought pesto or add an extra 5 minutes and whip up my super simple Basil Arugula Pesto!
Quadrant 1: Pesto
Quadrant 2: Bacon
Quadrant 3: Swiss Cheese
Quadrant 4: Sliced Turkey
Taco Tortilla Wrap: Your own take on the Taco Bell Crunch Wrap!
Quadrant 1: Refried Beans
Quadrant 2: Lettuce/Tomato/Tortilla chips
Quadrant 3: Taco Meat/salsa (ground beef, turkey, chicken)
Quadrant 4: Cheese/Queso
Fancy Pants Tortilla Wrap: It’s like a charcuterie board in a wrap!
Quadrant 1: Fig (or other) Jam/Jelly/Spread
Quadrant 2: Arugula
Quadrant 3: Prosciutto
Quadrant 4: Brie
Sweet Treat Tortilla Wrap: This one reminds me of a french crepe! Brushing the outside with butter is soooo good on this one!
Quadrant 1: Banana slices
Quadrant 2: Strawberries
Quadrant 3: Light layer of Nutella
Quadrant 4: Light layer of Nutella
Can I make a tortilla wrap vegetarian?
Absolutely! These work really well as a vegetarian option for dinner! Dip this one in sour cream and salsa and it’s heaven!
Quadrant 1: Refried Black Beans
Quadrant 2: Sautéd bell pepper and onion and corn
Quadrant 3: Cheese
Quadrant 4: Avocado
Can I use corn tortillas to make a tortilla wrap?
You can, but remember corn tortillas typically tend to be less pliable than flour tortillas. If you want to use corn tortillas, just put them in the microwave for about 10 seconds to make them more “foldable!” Also, I have yet to see super big corn tortillas and big (burrito size) tortillas work best for this!
RECIPE TIPS & TRICKS
- Set your skillet or griddle to medium heat–not too hot! This will ensure the cheese is nicely melted, but the outside isn’t burned 🙂
- Avoid the temptation to overstuff the tortilla with too many ingredients. It can get messy when cooking if they are overfilled.
- You can customize this “recipe” in a zillion different ways! For best results, remember that Quadrant 3 and 4 are in the most direct contact with your pan. Use those Quadrants for cheese, meat or anything you want warm or melted.
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Easy Pizza Tortilla Wrap
- 2 large flour tortillas burrito size works best
- 2-3 tbsp marinara or pizza sauce
- 10-16 slices of pepperoni
- 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
- olive oil for brushing
- Lay the tortilla out in front of you and going from the middle of the tortilla to the bottom, make a cut.
- If you see your tortilla divided into 4 equal "quadrants," start adding you toppings on each "quadrant."
- Quadrant 1: Sauce Quadrant 2: Pepperoni Quadrant 3 & 4: Cheese
- Starting at the bottom, fold Quadrant 1 UP, then RIGHT, then DOWN.
- Brush both sides with olive oil. Then, over medium heat, fry pizza wrap 3-4 minutes on each side until the cheese is melted and the outside is golden brown.
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