Flour Tortillas

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For a different taste, grind up jalapeño peppers and add them to the dough or use whole-wheat flour.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 35 minutesTotal: 35 minutes

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp. lard
  • ½ cup cold water

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Mix together all the ingredients well. If the dough sticks to your hands, add more flour, 1 teaspoon. at a time, until it doesn’t stick.
  • Divide the dough and roll into balls about the size of golf balls.
  • Flatten the balls between 2 sheets of wax paper. If they stick, scrape them off, add more flour, and start over. Flatten to about ¼" thick.
  • Place the tortillas on an ungreased baking sheet and bake in the oven for about 2 minutes. Flip and bake for 2 more minutes, or until lightly browned.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp. lard
  • ½ cup cold water

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Mix together all the ingredients well. If the dough sticks to your hands, add more flour, 1 teaspoon. at a time, until it doesn’t stick.
  • Divide the dough and roll into balls about the size of golf balls.
  • Flatten the balls between 2 sheets of wax paper. If they stick, scrape them off, add more flour, and start over. Flatten to about ¼" thick.
  • Place the tortillas on an ungreased baking sheet and bake in the oven for about 2 minutes. Flip and bake for 2 more minutes, or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat1.5g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium360mg
Total Carbohydrate19g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars0g
Protein3g