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Homemade Tortillas Recipe

Looking for an easy Homemade Tortillas recipe? Learn how to make Homemade Tortillas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kdh74

Makes 6 servings



Homemade Tortillas that are about 10 inches and rolled thin. You can make more of them if you divide them into smaller dough balls.

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade Tortillas

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon shortening
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup boiling water

Recipe Directions for Homemade Tortillas

  1. Mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt in large bowl. Cut in shortening to resemble cornmeal. Add water slowly, mixing with your hands to make a soft dough. You may not need all the water.

  2. Knead a few minutes on floured surface until smooth and elastic. Lubricate top with oil, put back in bowl and let rest, covered for 10 minutes.

  3. Divide into small balls the size of golf balls and proceed to roll out into size and thickness you prefer.

  4. Cook on top of stove over medium heat using a cast iron grill or heavy skillet until top is slightly bubbly then turning on opposite side for a minute or two.

  5. Keep stacked and warm inside a clean dish towel.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 74.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
171
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
51mg
2%
Potassium
129mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
32.2g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
4.3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 11%
* 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
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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