Super Bowl food ideas inspired by TikTok’s tortilla hack

Your Super Bowl social gathering would possibly look a bit of totally different this 12 months, however there’s no purpose to drop the ball on the snacks.

And what higher solution to up your sport than with some fashionable, TikTok-inspired fare? On Sunday, whereas the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs go helmet-to-helmet with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, you’ll be able to take a look at out a viral snack hack, by which you separate a tortilla into quadrants, fill it with 4 complementary elements, after which fold to flavorful perfection.

“Tortillas are a clean canvas and I feel that’s what’s so approachable and enjoyable about this whole pattern,” stated Kelly Senyei, 35, knowledgeable chef, TV host and founding father of the food website Just a Taste. “You may choose 4 of something — any of your taste profiles that you simply love, any elements that you simply love [and] sandwich them collectively into this good pocket.” (Senyei’s Instagram video, of a dessert tortilla with Nutella, toasted coconut, strawberries and bananas, took off in January, incomes greater than 100,000 views in beneath 48 hours.)

The hand-held dish lends itself completely to Super Bowl Sunday grazing, 2021 fashion: It’s made in particular person servings, good for small gatherings or solo watching. You don’t wish to make a large pan of seven-layer dip if there’s nobody to share it with, proper?

Senyei recommends riffing on nachos supreme, Buffalo wings and pizza while you tackle the tortilla trick.

Easiest Super Bowl food ever: Folded tortillas inspired by Buffalo chicken, pizza and nachos
Best Super Bowl food ever: Folded tortillas inspired by Buffalo rooster, pizza and nachos
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“We’re utilizing the identical flavors — we’re simply going to include them differently,” she stated. “We don’t have to reinvent the wheel; we simply have to make it a bit of bit higher.”

Regardless of which toppings you select, the method is identical 4, straightforward steps.

First, place a spherical flour tortilla on a flat floor. Then, utilizing a knife or a pizza wheel, make one minimize down from the middle to the underside edge.

Subsequent, map out the tortilla’s 4 quadrants, and fill every “triangle” with a sprinkling of the toppings (one ingredient per quadrant). Senyei stated utilizing a couple of quarter cup of every topping is the candy spot — and the outcomes received’t be too melty and messy.

As soon as that’s completed, take the underside proper quadrant of the tortilla, then fold it upwards in a counter-clockwise path over the quadrant with the opposite filling. Repeat that movement till the tortilla turns into a neat, triangular pocket.

After a few simple folds, the tortilla will become a perfect pocket.
After a couple of easy folds, the tortilla will develop into an ideal pocket.

Lastly, add one tablespoon of butter to a skillet over medium warmth, then sear the tortilla for as much as three minutes on both sides till the shell turns into golden brown and crisp.

“The fantastic thing about this recipe is that it’s actually extra of a template, which implies it’s an effective way to utilize leftover odds and ends in your fridge or pantry,” stated Senyei.

And you may degree up even additional with dips. Contemplate bitter cream or guacamole for the nacho wrap, blue cheese dressing for the Buffalo rooster, and Ranch or additional marinara for the pizza.

Even for those who’re not helpful within the kitchen, it’s price giving it a whirl, Senyei stated. “It doesn’t require any particular gear, and it doesn’t require dear elements. If you may make a slit in a tortilla, you are able to do this pattern — and that’s what’s greatest about it.”

Listed below are three scrumptious filling ideas for Super Bowl Sunday tortilla snacks.

Nacho-inspired tortilla

Unfold quadrants with quarter cup of refried beans, shredded Monterey Jack cheese, smashed avocado and pickled jalapeños.

Nacho TikTok tortilla pocket
Nacho TikTok tortilla pocket
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Buffalo rooster tortilla

Divvy the quarters with cream cheese, shredded rotisserie rooster tossed with Buffalo scorching sauce, provolone cheese and caramelized onion.

Buffalo chicken TikTok tortilla pocket
Buffalo rooster TikTok tortilla pocket
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Pizza-style tortilla

Easy however savory: Attempt marinara sauce, shredded mozzarella, sliced pepperoni and roasted crimson peppers.

Pizza TikTok tortilla pocket
Pizza TikTok tortilla pocket
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