Low-Salt Flour Tortillas

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Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 35 minutesTotal: 35 minutes

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. low-salt baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp. lard
  • ¾ cup cold water

Directions

  • Thoroughly mix the dry ingredients in a bowl. Use a pastry blender or fork to cut in the lard and enough water to make a stiff dough. Divide into 12 balls.
  • Roll out on a lightly floured board, making them as thin as possible. Bring a griddle or nonstick pan treated with nonstick spray to temperature over medium heat. Cook the tortillas by placing them on griddle or in pan 1 at a time. Turn the tortillas when the top side begins to show some puffiness or blisters; turn and cook until the other side is lightly browned. (Total cooking time will be about 2 minutes per tortilla.)

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. low-salt baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp. lard
  • ¾ cup cold water

Directions

  • Thoroughly mix the dry ingredients in a bowl. Use a pastry blender or fork to cut in the lard and enough water to make a stiff dough. Divide into 12 balls.
  • Roll out on a lightly floured board, making them as thin as possible. Bring a griddle or nonstick pan treated with nonstick spray to temperature over medium heat. Cook the tortillas by placing them on griddle or in pan 1 at a time. Turn the tortillas when the top side begins to show some puffiness or blisters; turn and cook until the other side is lightly browned. (Total cooking time will be about 2 minutes per tortilla.)

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories90
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium50mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars0g
Protein2g