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Corn Tortillas Recipe

Looking for an easy Corn tortillas recipe? Learn how to make Corn tortillas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sarahbelle86

Makes 12 servings



Basic corn tortillas. Baking powder is optional.

Recipe Ingredients for Corn tortillas

2 cups masa harina
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon baking powder

Recipe Directions for Corn tortillas

  1. Mix salt into the masa harina and make a well in the center. Pour about 1/2 cup boiling water into well. Mix, then continue adding water , a little at a time until a very firm dough is formed. Dough should be firm and springy when touched, not dry and crumbly nor sticky. Let rest for about an hour, covered.

  2. Preheat a griddle or flat surface that is well seasoned ?? do not add shortening. Divide dough into 2? balls. Forming & Cooking Tortillas Press dough between two moistened pieces of waxed paper. Peel off one piece of waxed paper and place tortilla on hot surface and peel the waxed paper off the second as the tortilla begins to heat. When the tortilla is hot on top, turn on the second side for a few seconds. Keep warm in a cloth or tortilla keeper. Makes about 8 Tortillas.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 49.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.7g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
196mg
8%
Potassium
99mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
14.7g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
1.8g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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