Flour tortillas are a very versatile food. They can be used for breakfast, lunch and dinner foods. But exactly how many calories are in a flour tortilla? That depends on the brand and type that you buy. Flour tortillas come in several sizes. They are often come in 4-inch, 6-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch varieties.
A typical medium 6-inch flour tortilla has 105 calories in it. They are also very low in fat having less than one gram in many instances. Your common 8-inch tortilla has 125 calories in it, which also makes it a low calorie way to wrap up your favorite foods such as eggs, steak, beans, and whatever else you want to put in it. A large 10-inch tortilla has significantly more calories. One of them comes in at 210 calories and 2ix grams of fat.
These numbers are only estimates and are an average of the major national brands of tortillas you will find in super markets and grocery stores. Now there are other types of tortillas such as whole wheat, low carb, and low fat. All of these have less calories than the originals. Most of these specialty tortillas will have around 15-20% less calories. Whole wheat varieties may in some instances have as many or a little more calories, but are generally healthier for you. So next time you’re at the store make sure you know which kind you are buying.