Homemade Tortillas

Something Extra

Recipe Theme


Recipe Center

Homemade Tortillas
2 cups flour
3 tbsp. shortening
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 cup water
Prep time: 25 minutes
Stand time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes total

Mix together flour, shortening, salt and baking powder in a medium bowl with a fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; stir in water. Place on a lightly floured board and knead several times to form a smooth dough. Cover with a cloth and let stand for 30 minutes. Divide dough into 12 equal portions. Roll each into a 6- to 7-inch circle. Cook each tortilla in a skillet over medium-high heat for about 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned and puffed.

Makes 12 tortillas.
Wine Suggestion

Bookmark and Share

Comments   To add your comments, please log in.