The Smash Burger Tortilla Trend: A Flavorful Twist on a Classic Favorite

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In the ever-evolving world of culinary innovation, trends often emerge that capture the hearts and palates of food enthusiasts around the globe. One such trend that’s been making waves lately is the “Smash Burger Tortilla.” This unconventional approach to crafting a tortilla takes a unique spin on the traditional patty-making process.

cheesy taco burger tortilla recipe

Imagine this: a ball of ground beef sizzling on a hot skillet. But instead of forming it into a thick patty, a methodical smash with a tortilla is applied. The result is a thin, crispy-edged patty that maximizes contact with the cooking surface, leading to an irresistible caramelized crust that locks in juices and flavor.

What truly sets the Smash Burger Tortilla apart is its simplicity. With a quick cook time and minimal ingredients, the spotlight falls squarely on the quality of the beef and the art of achieving that perfect sear. Once the patty is expertly smashed and cooked, it’s adorned with classic toppings like Dairy Isle melted marble cheddar, fresh lettuce, and juicy tomato slices. The result is a burst of flavors and textures in every bite.

The beauty of the Smash Burger Tortilla trend lies in its adaptability. While the classic version reigns supreme, culinary creatives have been experimenting with variations that incorporate diverse ingredients, from unique cheeses to innovative sauces. And it’s not just limited to beef; turkey, chicken, and even vegetarian options have made their way into this trend, appealing to a wide range of palates.

In a world where innovation knows no bounds, the Smash Burger Tortilla trend brings back a sense of nostalgia while offering a fresh take on an American classic. Whether you’re a traditionalist or a daring gastronome, this trend offers a delightful journey of flavor and creativity that’s sure to leave you craving more. So, if you’re seeking an extraordinary burger experience, give the Smash Burger Tortilla try, and prepare to be amazed by its crispy edges, juicy center, and the endless possibilities it offers.

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Cheesy Taco Burger Tortilla

  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 2-4 1x


Units Scale
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp relish
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef divided in 4 loose balls
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 4 flour tortillas (6-inch)
  • 1 cup Dairy Isle Marble Cheddar Shredded
  • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper, minced




  1. In a small bowl combine mayo, ketchup, mustard, relish, and hot sauce mix well and set aside.
  2. Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Place ground beef in the hot pan. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Place a tortilla on top of each beef portion and press down to flatten the beef into the shape and size of the tortilla.
  5. Cook until the tortilla is golden-brown, 3 to 4 more minutes.
  6. Flip each patty over and top with Marble Cheddar Cheese. When the cheese has melted and the tortilla has lightly browned, top with lettuce, diced tomatoes, Jalapeno Pepper and red onions.
  7. Drizzle with sauce, remove from the griddle and fold in half.


  • Category: entrees, beef, whats for dinner recipes, recipes

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