Easy & Delicious Homemade Tortilla

Want to make a super easy and delicious tortilla at the comfort of your home? This recipe is the best recipe for you!

Tortilla is a thin, flat, circular unleavened flatbread originally made from maize hominy (dried corn) meal, and now also made from wheat flour. It is perfect for snacks like tacos, burritos, and many more!

Without further ado, let’s go ahead and make tortillas!

Steps:

Prepare all the ingredients

In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. After that, add liquid into the mixture: milk and oil

Knead for about 2 minutes

Shape dough into a ball. Cover with damped cloth.

Divide the dough evenly. Shape each into a ball. Rest for another 30 minutes

Flatten dough with hands. Then roll the dough using a rolling pin. Continue the process.

In a preheated pan place the flattened dough. Flip over and make sure both sides are cooked

Remove from pan and serve. Enjoy your delicious homemade tortilla!

Tortilla Recipe

Step-by-Step Guide
Course Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword homemadetortilla, tortilla, tortillarecipe
Calories 218kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 cup Milk

Instructions

  • Prepare all the ingredients
  • In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. After that, add liquid into the mixture: milk and oil
  • Knead for about 2 minutes
  • Shape dough into a ball. Cover with damped cloth.
  • Divide the dough evenly. Shape each into a ball
  • Rest for another 30 minutes
  • Flatten dough with hands. Then roll the dough using a rolling pin. Continue the process.
  • In a preheated pan place the flattened dough. Flip over and make sure both sides are cooked
  • Remove from pan and serve. Enjoy your delicious homemade tortilla!

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Are tortillas unhealthy?

If you’re looking for a healthier option, corn tortillas outshine their flour alternative. Corn tortillas deliver fiber, whole grains, and other nutrients while being lower in fat and calories than flour tortillas. 100% corn tortillas are also safe for those with celiac disease or gluten intolerance. –Healthline

Can I make tortilla at home?

Of course you can! Follow the steps above and you can make one in no time!

Are tortillas good for losing weight?

In fact, corn tortillas can definitely help you to lose weight if you’re used to eating flour tortillas. With fewer calories and carbs, switching to corn tortillas could help you cut down on your overall calorie intake, which could help you to drop a few extra pounds. – Unocasa

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