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If you’re on TikTok or Instagram, you’ve most likely already been introduced to the Viral Folded Tortilla Trend! If not, then meet your new best breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack option!

No joke! This has got to be one of the funniest, easiest, and most adaptable trending recipes around. It’s the perfect quick fix for a rushed morning, light lunch, or late-night snack! It’s basically a tortilla folded into three or four layers of your favorite spreads and fillings that mesh well together.

tiktok tortilla hack - how to fold a tortilla into a triangle.  This tortilla fold is made with zaatar, feta cheese, mashed avocado, and scrambled eggs

Why did the Folded Tortilla Trend go Viral?

Who’s behind it?

A woman named Alexandra Johnsson, behind the simplefood4u account on TikTok, has a viral video on the folded tortilla trend that has had nearly more than 59 million views! But, she isn’t the original creator of the trend. In fact, it’s still unknown exactly who started the trend. Alexandra said that she had previously seen the trend on TikTok a few times and decided to make a video recreating what she had seen. She had no idea it would blow up into the viral sensation it has become!

Where did it catch on first?

The trend first became popular on TikTok, and is still going strong! Also, the trend has gained momentum on Instagram and there are countless videos up on YouTube. The videos can be addictive on any social media platform because of the great variety of ingredients used to create the dish raiding homes worldwide!

You can search it under #wraphack, #tortillatrend, or #tortillahack!

Why is it so popular?

First of all, it’s the perfect way to fold and eat a no-mess wrap. Making a tortilla wrap this way helps keep all the fillings in place while you’re biting into it. It helps ensure you’re getting a bite full of all the tasty ingredients you’ve put in it!

Secondly, it’s so versatile in terms of what you can put inside of it. Craving something sweet and filling? Throw together a banana, strawberry, Nutella wrap and kick back and enjoy. Woke up a little rushed for work and needs something you can eat on the way? Perfect! Put together an egg wrap with your favorite toppings or condiments into a wrap. Bite into it’s crunchy exterior and enjoy your combo while beating traffic to get to work!

Furthermore, it’s so easy and quick that anyone can find joy in putting one together. It’s easy enough for kids to make using their favorite breakfast or dessert ingredients. Teens or college students can make easy lunch wraps for when they’re on their own. Adults on the run or on the search for an easy filling snack or dinner option can turn it into whatever their heart desires within minutes!

Different Folded Tortilla Combos

The absolute best thing about the Viral Folded Tortilla Trend is that you can use the idea for so many different combinations and options. It works for breakfast combos, lunch wraps, and even yummy desserts! Below are a few fun combinations to try:

  • Chicken Quesadilla Wrap: chicken, guacamole spread, tomatoes, and corn
  • Folded Tortilla Tacos: ground beef, taco cheese mix, lettuce and tomato mix, sour cream spread
  • Chicken Pesto Wraps: chicken, pesto sauce, cheese of choice, sun-dried tomatoes
  • Halloumi Spinach Wrap: grilled halloumi cheese, olives, spinach, onions
  • Folded Tortilla Pizza: mozzarella cheese, pepperoni slices, pizza sauce, mushrooms

Vegan Tortilla Wrap Ideas

Use vegan tortillas of a brand of your choice.

  • Bean and Basil Wrap: favorite cooked beans with seasoning of choice, fresh basil, tomatoes, olives
  • Hummus Salad Wrap: hummus, lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers with a drizzle of olive oil and lemon juice
  • Cream cheese and Spinach Folded Tortilla: vegan cream cheese spread, olives, spinach, and tomatoes

Low Carb Options

You can find low carb tortillas or use seaweed or rice paper in place of the tortilla. Then you fill with your favorite low carb ingredient options.

  • Turkey and Lettuce Wrap: smoked turkey slices, lettuce, light mayo, and tomatoes or cheese
  • Chicken Salad Folded Tortilla: grilled chicken breast, low carb salad dressing of choice, mixed greens, tomatoes

Dessert Ideas

You can really go wild with dessert ideas. It’s all you when it comes to doing the tortilla trend for dessert so go with your cravings!

  • Nutella with any of your favorite fruits
  • Chocolate of your choice with a combination of fruits or nuts
  • Fruits and Honey
  • Ashta and fruits
  • Cookies or cereal, marshmallow fluff, white frosting


  • Place fillings strategically so that when you fold nothing falls out. Try to stay a small distance away from edges and fold carefully to avoid spilling out.
  • If heating in skillet, be sure to preheat and use a little oil. Cook on each side about 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and crisp.
  • Use a large size tortilla so ingredients can sit comfortably, you can fill more ingredients, and not have them fall out when folding.
  • Anything with cheese, place the cheese so it’s in the outer layers so that it melts more easily.
  • Know that any flavors and ingredients that mesh well generally will taste amazing together in this fun and quick hack so don’t hesitate to try it out asap!


  • Tortilla of your choice preferably larger in size
  • Favorite fillings or spreads

How to make the Viral Folded Tortilla Trend

  1. Cut the tortilla from the center of it outward to the edge.
  2. Add your favorite fillings or spreads.
  3. Fold by starting on one of the slit/cut sides and fold over. Put into a panini press, toaster oven, or a preheated skillet until crisp. Enjoy!

Check out the following Viral or Popular Trends and Recipes

5 from 2 votes

Viral Folded Tortilla Trend

By: Lama
This viral folded tortilla wrap is all the craze for all the right reasons!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1 serving


  • 1 Tortilla of your choice, preferably larger in size
  • zaatar spread, equal parts zaatar spice and olive oil mixed
  • 2 tablespoons feta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons scrambled eggs
  • 3 tablespoons mashed avocados


  • Cut the tortilla from the center of it outward to the edge.
  • Add your favorite fillings or spreads. On the first quarter you can add the mashed avocado, the second quarter add the zaatar spread which is zaatar spice mixed with olive oil, the 3rd quarter add the feta cheese, then the last quarter add the scrambled eggs.
  • Fold by starting on one of the slit/cut sides and fold over. Put into a panini press, toaster oven, or a preheated skillet until crisp. Enjoy!



Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 509mg | Sodium: 633mg | Potassium: 332mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 851IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 274mg | Iron: 3mg
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  1. 5 stars
    I wanna thank you because you always make all the complicated recipes so easy to make. Can’t wait to try them !