Tortilla Recipes

Browse recipes for delicious corn tortillas, flour tortillas, and many more, and make tortillas fresh at home.

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Homemade Flour Tortillas

Rating: 4.55 stars
Traditional flour tortillas - homemade and much better than store bought. Do not substitute vegetable oil or shortening for the lard.

Chef John's Flour Tortillas

Rating: 4.65 stars
Homemade tortillas are so much better that if you do decide to give these a try, be warned that you'll have a very hard time ever going back to the packaged option again.

Corn Tortillas

Rating: 4.41 stars
This is the real thing! A simple mixture of masa harina and water results in the most wonderful corn tortillas you ever tasted. The secret is to use a cast iron pan! You can buy masa harina at Mexican grocery stores or in the ethnic food aisle of large supermarkets.

Tortillas II

Rating: 4.44 stars
Fresh and tender wheat flour tortillas are great with breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Oat Bran Tortillas

Rating: 4.11 stars
Great for tacos and quesadillas, these tortillas also have added flavor and fiber from oat bran.

Tortillas I

Rating: 4.2 stars
To Latinos everywhere, these are not only our bread but usually our utensil at mealtime as well! Some like big and thin, some like them small and fat, depending on the region of the country you're from and the way your grandmother made them!

Authentic Mexican Tortillas

Rating: 3.8 stars
I learned how to make these growing up watching my mother Alma. We have never used an actual recipe, but for your convenience I came up with one.

Gluten Free Tortillas

Rating: 3.22 stars
My sons really miss flour tortillas since we have gone gluten-free. So I have tinkered with a bunch of wheat flour tortilla recipes to create one that fits our new diet. These aren't your traditional thin tortillas (basically because I press them by hand) but a nice thick and more chewy-style that reminds me of flat bread.

Baked Corn Tortilla Strips for Mexican Soups

Rating: 5 stars
Baked corn tortilla strips are a staple in Mexican soups - use in your favorite tortilla soup or to garnish other Mexican soups.

Cassava Flour Tortillas

Rating: 4.67 stars
Soft and pliable, these easy-to-make cassava flour tortillas taste similar to a whole wheat tortilla but are naturally gluten free. Use them for your sloppiest filling, and you'll be surprised how well they hold up and how delicious they taste!

Keto Tortillas

Rating: 4.47 stars
These tasty low-carb and grain-free keto tortillas are perfect for your next taco or fajita night. So easy and quick to make, and they taste like real tortillas! Adapted from gnom-gnom blog.

Thick-Style Flour Tortillas

Rating: 4.67 stars
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.

Inspiration and Ideas

Homemade Tortillas That Are Better Than Store Bought
Soft, tender, and flavorful homemade tortillas do not leave anything to be desired, unlike most that come from the store. 
All About Tortillas
Tortillas are one of the staples of Mexican cuisine and serve as the base for countless dishes.

Shrimp Tacodillas

These shrimp tacos are a cross between a taco and a quesadilla. They are crispy on the outside with a melty and cheesy interior. Top tacodillas with sliced avocado, a squeeze of fresh lime juice, and hot sauce, such as Tapatio®. Delicious and easy to prepare.