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Taco Crunchwrap (TikTok Wrap Hack)

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This recipe for a Taco Crunchwrap is basically if the “famous tiktok wrap” and the Taco Bell Crunchwrap got married and had a perfect delicious little baby. You’re gonna want to make this one yesterday!

taco crunchwrap on a plate with a small bowl of salsa, taco bell red hot sauce packet, and a bottle of mild taco sauce

I’m not a TikTok person and I probably never will be, but if I’ve learned one thing it’s to never say never. I just have enough social media in my life between Instagram and Facebook. However, sometimes it’s hard not to see the viral tiktok videos because they happen to cross over into different social media spaces like Instagram and Facebook. This particular TikTok video is one of the only ones that really has gotten my attention, soon after I saw it it invaded my dreams and I couldn’t get the idea for one of these, but Crunchwrap style out of my head!

I know some of y’all are a little annoyed with seeing them everywhere, but lemme tell ya this… Can you imagine how crazy it was when someone decided to start making pancakes or quesadillas or cheese and bacon on burgers!?? Cooking is meant to be creative and new techniques are meant to be made. I’m here for it.

And most importantly,

THEY MAKE THE MOST PERFECT TACO HOMEMADE CRUNCHWRAP.

holding a taco crunchwrap

THEY SERIOUSLY DO.

Have you ever tried folding a homemade crunchwrap? It’s one of the top ten most annoying things I’ve ever done. And guess what? Eric, Pepper, and I LOVE homemade taco crunchwraps. However, I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve made them because they’re just awkward to fold, heat on the skillet, and I can never find the right sizes of tortillas and tostadas. When I saw this new method on folding a tortilla taking over the internet my brain instantly went to homemade taco crunchwraps!

I’ve been making these wraps now since early January and we’ve already had them probably 8 times. They are in fact my new favorite food group.

How to make and fold a Taco Crunchwrap:

large tortilla, cut in the middle, on a black cutting board

Start off by grabbing a large 10 inch burrito size tortilla. You can find these at any grocery store where you find the other tortillas. You can definitely use a lower point/calorie/carb tortilla, but I’ve found that it’s worth using the large tortilla because it fits all of the toppings perfectly. Sometimes using the real thing is just much better. Cut a line in the middle half way across the shell.

Ingredients: shredded lettuce, spoon, bowls of seasoned ground beef, salsa, refried beans, greek yogurt, cheddar cheese

The filling ingredients for one crunchwrap:

  • 2 tbsp fat free refried beans
  • 1/4 cup cooked 93/7 fat ground beef thats seasoned with taco seasoning
  • 2 tbsp reduced fat shredded cheese
  • 2 tbsp nacho cheese dip. I’ve used the brand Fritos mild cheddar and jalapeño cheddar! There’s a few different brands. Look in the chip aisle at the grocery store or where the salsas are!
  • 1 tbsp non fat greek yogurt (you can use sour cream here too)
  • 8 bite size tortilla chips. I use the Tostitos brand. Obviously any brand/type of crunchy tortilla chip will work here, just be sure to measure if you care about points/calories it should measure to be around 50 calories or 1 WW point to work out the same.
  • about 2 tbsp finely chopped lettuce and onion
  • 1 tbsp salsa or a couple diced cherry tomatoes

My advice is to make and prep all of the ingredients and have them in the fridge to make multiple Taco Crunchwraps for dinner or for quick lunches! 3 out of the 4 weeks of January I have had these items in different containers to grab and make them in a moments notice. You could also easily make this work with leftovers from Taco Night!

If you want to make more than one crunchwrap then double, triple, quadruple the ingredients!

burrito shell with four quadrants: nacho cheese, beef,  crushed tortilla chips, refried beans, shredded cheese, sour cream, lettuce, and tomatoes

So, if you’ve never seen the famous video then here’s the gist of it. You take a tortilla and basically create four “quadrants”. Put different ingredients in each quadrant then fold it three times so it’s kind of like a triangle. Some argue that it’s a complicated quesadilla and I have to agree for some things, but as a taco bell crunchwrap dupe? It’s genius. The picture explains this step much better than I can actually write out so just look at that. Haha

You don’t have to put the ingredients in this exact order. I recommend making sure that the chips and the ground beef are on top of the nacho cheese because those are “loose” ingredients and the cheese gives them something to stick to. You can change things around a bit depending on taco preferences like no tomatoes/onions if that’s not your thing. Use chicken instead of beef. If you don’t love refried beans, cut them out. It’s your kitchen you make the rules.

folding the left bottom quadrant up on the crunchwrap

First, fold the left bottom side up.

folding both left quadrants over onto the upper right quadrant

Then, both of the left quadrants over onto the upper right quadrant and then fold it down onto the last quadrant. I’ve never used the word “quadrant” so much in my life. I really hope this is the correct way to use it. 😂

taco crunchwrap on the air fryer grate

Spray each side of the wrap with a little cooking spray and either throw it in the Air Fryer at 350 for about 5-6 minutes (or until lightly golden brown) or heat up a skillet and warm the wrap up for a minute or two on each side until golden brown. You can also just not heat it up, but I would make sure the fillins that need to be heated (mostly the refried beans and beef) are heated up.

I’ve seen some people put it in a panini press. I’m not fancy enough to own a panini press. Ha!

taco crunchwrap on a plate with a taco sauce packet

And there she is, folks! It’s just total delicious perfection.

taco crunchwrap with salsa and bottle of taco sauce

Pour some taco sauce on it and you’ve got yourself a seriously delicious “kind of” copy cat Taco Bell Crunchwrap.

In “skinny-ish” world this homemade crunchwrap cuts off about 6 WW points & 180 calories from the OG Taco Bell Crunchwrap version and I personally think it’s much more delicious. The folding technique is also MUCH easier which is honestly the most important part to me. Haha

I hope you enjoy this so much! Let me know if you try it in the comment section below. I sure do appreciate when you take a minute or two when you have the time to stop back by and rate the recipes that you try.

If you need another taco-y idea for dinner try my incredibly popular Chicken Street Tacos! Mexican Steet Corn would also make an excellent side dish for these!

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burrito shell with four quadrants: nacho cheese, beef, crushed tortilla chips, refried beans, shredded cheese, sour cream, lettuce, and tomatoes
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Taco Crunchwrap

Kind of a copy cat Taco Bell crunch wrap, but with a much easier folding technique!
Prep Time5 minutes
Active Time5 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: crunchwrap, taco, taco bell crunchwrap, wrap
Yield: 1
Author: Star @ the skinny-ish dish

Materials

  • 1 large burrito (10 inch) size tortilla
  • 2 tbsp fat free refried beans
  • 1/4 cup extra lean ground beef seasoned with taco seasoning
  • 2 tbsp reduced fat shredded cheese
  • 2 tbsp nacho cheese dip i use the fritos brand cheddar or jalapeno cheese dip, but you can find multiple different brands in the chip aisle! Rico's nacho cheese is also delicious.
  • 1 tbsp non fat greek yogurt I prefer Fage. You also can use sour cream.
  • 8 bite size tortilla chips I use the Tostitos brand, but any kind of chip will do
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped onions and lettuce
  • 1 tbsp favorite salsa or a couple finely chopped cherry tomatos work too!
  • cooking spray (i prefer to use Avocado oil cooking spray)

Instructions

  • Make a cut into the middle of the tortilla and only go to the middle. (Pictures in blog post will describe this best, once you see it, you won't forget it!)
  • Look at the tortilla and divide the ingredients into four quadrants. On the left half spread the cheese dip then pile on the broken tortilla chips in one quadrant and ground beef in the other quadrant. On the remaining spread nonfat greek yogurt in one of the quadrants then add lettuce, onion, salsa (or tomatoes). In the last quadrant spread the refriend beans then add the shredded cheese on top.
  • Fold: First fold the bottom left quadrant up over the upper left quadrant then fold that over onto the upper right quadrant then fold all of those back down onto the bottom right quadrant. The end of result will look like a triangle.
    I know this might not make sense in written form so if you haven't seen the tortilla folding method yet please check out the step by step photos on my blog post above. It will make much better sense. Once you do it once you won't forget it!
  • You don't have to heat this up, but I would especially if your filling ingredients aren't warmed up. I do prefer it warmed up.
    Air Fryer: Spray each side lightly with a little bit of cooking spray then place in the air fryer and heat until lightly golden brown at 350 degrees for about 5-6 minutes.
    Skillet: Heat skillet over medium heat and spray each side of the wrap lightly with cooking spray. Heat each side for 2-3 minutes or until lightly golden brown.

Notes

Serving size: 1 Crunchwrap 

WW Points: 14

About 352 Calories, 9g fat, 3g saturated fat, 48g carbohydrates, 7.5g fiber, 0.8g sugar (0g added sugar), 21g protein 

 
Notes:
  1. You don’t have to put the ingredients in this exact order, but I do recommend making sure that the chips and the ground beef are on top of the cheese dip because those are “loose” ingredients and the cheese gives them something to stick to. You can obviously change things around a bit depending on taco preferences like no tomatoes/onions if that’s not your thing, use sour cream in place of greek yogurt, or use finely chopped chicken/ground turkey in place of the beef! If you don’t love refried beans, cut them out. It’s your kitchen you make the rules. I wanted to make a fully loaded option and then you can tweak to your preference!
  2. You can make a bunch at once then heat them up when your ready to eat. I wrap them in foil! 
  3. These ingredients are set for one wrap, but just double, triple, quadruple each amount if you’d like to make more! My advice is to make and prep all of the ingredients and have them in the fridge to make multiple Taco Crunchwraps for dinner or for quick lunches! You could also easily make this work with leftovers from Taco Night!

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104 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Made this for the first time tonight, & it was AMAZING! It was easy enough to make for dinner after a long day at work, and my husband said it tasted better than Taco Bell. Definitely adding this to the regular dinner rotation- and probably lunches too!

  2. 5 stars
    Omg!!!! Mexican food at it’s finest!! Love, love, love these so much! I could eat them every day and never get sick of them! Thank you Star, your recipes are always delicious and the variety you post is what keeps me going with WW;s!!

  3. 5 stars
    This recipe was easy peasy we loved it. We used almond flour tortillas so it wasn’t as put together but it all ate the same. We will make it again,

  4. 5 stars
    These are so easy and delicious and will be on rotation! My husband even told his mother how good they were. Now that’s somethin’ ! Every Sunday I look at your recipes and see which ones I’m making for the week. Thanks Star! You never fail. Made exactly as is and we absolutely loved them! THANK YOU once again!!

  5. Sooo delicious and easy! These will be on rotation. My husband even told his mother how good they were. Now that’s somethin’ ! I’ll post a pic on Instagram. Star – you never fail. Every Sunday I immediately go to your posts and site first to see which recipes of yours I’m making. Make these everyone!

  6. 5 stars
    These look Awesome! Cannot wait to try! Going to use ground turkey ’cause that’s what I have on hand.

  7. These come up as 13 points for me. 7 of those are for the tortilla. How did you get to 6?

    1. Hi Yvonne. I definitely didn’t write 6 points and the personal points link takes you to my recipe builder which states 13 points. They are 13 points using a regular tortilla. However! if you can find low carb burrito size tortillas (they do exist just not as easy to find) you can slash points almost in half. Hope that helps!

  8. 5 stars
    I’m not sure how I didn’t know this recipe existed sooner but I’m sooooo glad I found it!! I’m a huge fan of yours and your recipes never disappoint! This recipe is no different. I made my own adjustments only because I’m weird and don’t like things like sour cream salsa, or refried beans but it was sooo good!!

  9. 4 stars
    Um hello. Did you make my high school go to lunch into a recipe that makes me feel better about what I’m putting in my body? Yes, yes you did. #top2021

  10. Haven’t had a chance to make these yet, but they will definitely be on the menu soon!! #top2021

  11. 5 stars
    Can’t wait to try this! My mouth is watering just scrolling through the pictures! #top2021

  12. #top2021 This one is so good! My favorite for a lunch when I am craving something that feels indulgent, but I need it to be low in points. This is delicious & I had it on repeat for lunches for quite a while! So Yummy!

  13. 5 stars
    I have tried other crunchwrap recipes before, but none taste as good as this one! Tastes even better than I expected it would and a breeze to make! #top2021

  14. 5 stars
    I’ve made these before on the stove, but I just got a new air fryer for Christmas and I can’t wait to make them in that! Delicious! #top2021

  15. 5 stars
    #top2021 This recipe makes a family dinner (14 of us when everyone comes home) at great meal. Each person can personalize their crunchwrap. Thanks Star!

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