Home Made Tortillas

My cooking goal right now is to make as many things as possible from scratch.  The next project I'm sharing is a home made tortilla.  I have made them in the past, and they are fun and easy.  

I pretty much use the recipe from this site, with a few minor tweaks.  

First, I mixed the dry ingredients together (2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 t of baking powder, and 1.5 t of salt) with 2 t of coconut oil.
Then, I added in 3/4 cup of warmed raw milk.  It didn't check a thermometer, but it felt warm to the touch.  
Once it was mixed in, I kneaded it until it formed a loose ball and let it rest about 20 minutes.  Then, I separated it into 8 smaller balls and let them rest for about 10 minutes.  
From there, I rolled each one out into a rough circle.  
To cook them, I just stuck them on a small dry skillet for less than a minute per side.  
They are done when they are speckled with brown spots. 
Now, I make them a little before I plan on using them, and store them in the fridge.  When it is time to use them, I throw them back in the warm skillet to soften them back up.  

They are so tasty, use so few ingredients, and are easy to make!

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6 comments:

  1. You are making me hungry for tortillas...white tortillas!

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  2. Mmm, delicious! I love the free-form shape of homemade tortillas - a million times better than store-bought! Have your tried whole wheat? That is my next project, I think!

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  3. Hi Jackie! I found your blog over at Real Food Wednesdays. I make whole wheat tortillas all the time and find that they freeze beautifully. Next I need to master corn torillas.

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  4. @Get Real Chris Hi Chris! How do you freeze yours, before or after they are cooked?

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  5. I love homemade tortillas, and they are so much simpler than I thought they would be.

    -Brenda

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