Corn Tortillas

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Masa harina is a flour made from dried fermented corn, similar to hominy. Its unique flavor is a staple of Central and South American cuisine.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups masa harina
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1½ cups cold water

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, mix together masa, salt, and enough water to make a soft dough. Pinch off golf-ball-sized pieces and roll into balls.
  • Preheat a griddle over medium heat. Sandwich dough between two sheets of paper, place into a tortilla press, and flatten.
  • Place tortillas onto the hot, dry griddle, and cook until lightly golden but still pliable, about 1–2 minutes per side. Serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups masa harina
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1½ cups cold water

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, mix together masa, salt, and enough water to make a soft dough. Pinch off golf-ball-sized pieces and roll into balls.
  • Preheat a griddle over medium heat. Sandwich dough between two sheets of paper, place into a tortilla press, and flatten.
  • Place tortillas onto the hot, dry griddle, and cook until lightly golden but still pliable, about 1–2 minutes per side. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium120mg
Total Carbohydrate21g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars0g
Protein3g