Tortilla Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Tortilla.


There are 159 calories in Tortilla.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size:


tortilla (approx 7-8″ dia) (49 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 31
Calories 159

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3.5 grams

Saturated Fat 0.9 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 1.8 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 234 milligrams

Potassium 64 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 27 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.6 grams

Protein 4.3 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 160 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 43 minutes
Running (6mph) 15 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 22 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Is tortilla same as chapati?

The key difference between tortilla and chapati is that tortilla is a flatbread made up of corn flour and sometimes with wheat flour to be eaten with a filling, whereas chapati is a thin flat roti that is made up of whole wheat flour called atta and served with side curries and chutney.

What is a tortilla made of?

tortilla, round, thin, flat bread of Mexico made from unleavened cornmeal or, less commonly, wheat flour. Traditionally, the corn (maize) for tortillas was boiled with unslaked lime to soften the kernels and loosen the hulls.

What is tortilla called in English?

A tortilla (/tɔːrˈtiːə/, Spanish: [toɾˈtiʎa]) is a thin, circular unleavened flatbread originally made from maize hominy meal, and now also from wheat flour.

Corn tortillas
Alternative names Torta, tortita, Titiya
Type Flatbread
Place of origin Mesoamerica
Main ingredients Masa harina, Hominy

Is tortilla and bread the same thing?

Tortillas are made from grains, either wheat flour or ground maize. Bread is also made from grain, ground into flour. The difference, though, is that tortillas are unleavened. ‘Bread’ is leavened, which means the yeast is added to it in order to make the dough rise when it’s baked.

What are tortillas called in India?


Chapati is the most commonly eaten bread in Northern India. It is very similar in shape to the Mexican tortilla, but very different in texture and flavor.

Is a paratha a tortilla?

And tacos will never be the same. Tacos started losing their heritage years ago, when Californians began stuffing the things with bulgogi.

Is tortilla a bread or omelette?

The DRAE doesn’t give etymologies, but tortilla is diminutive of torta, which generally refers to a round flatbread but also has various other local meanings. It seems that roundness and flat(ish)ness may be all that they have in common.

Are tortillas healthier than bread?

Both are used to hold fillings. But they don’t look the same, at all. That’s because bread is leavened with yeast, and tortillas are unleavened, which means they are flat. Your average tortilla will contain fewer calories than a slice of bread of similar size, which is why it’s seen as healthier.