Thick-Style Flour Tortillas
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"Most flour tortillas use lard or vegetable shortening as one of the ingredients. This recipe uses canola oil with the same great tortilla taste. A great alternative for those of you who are allergic to soy products. Add a bowl of green chili and then get ready to sop it up with a tasty tortilla. Store tortillas in the refrigerator in a gallon-size plastic bag or place in the freezer."
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Ingredients37 m servings 166 cals
Original recipe yields 14 servings (14 8-inch tortillas)
- Mix flour, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl.
- Combine water and canola oil in a separate bowl. Mix into the flour mixture with a fork until dough forms a ball, adding 1/4 cup water if dough is too dry.
- Knead dough until smooth, 3 to 4 minutes. Divide into 14 egg-size balls. Cover bowl with a cotton towel. Let dough rest for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Roll 1 ball dough into an 8-inch tortilla on a floured work surface. Repeat with remaining dough.
- Preheat an ungreased cast iron griddle on medium-high heat. Place 1 tortilla on the hot griddle; cook until browned spots form, about 1 minute per side. Transfer to a plate; cover with a cotton towel to keep warm. Repeat with remaining tortillas, stacking them under the towel.
- Cook's Note:
- To reheat tortillas, place in the microwave for 10 seconds.
Per Serving: 166 calories; 4.4 g fat; 27.4 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 237 mg sodium. Full nutrition