Mexican Corn Tortillas

Tortillas are unleavened flatbreads that are made from cornmeal or flour. This recipe is the cornmeal version.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cornmeal (masa harina)
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup warm water

Directions

  • Mix the cornmeal and salt together, then add the water little by little with a wooden spoon until it becomes a stiff dough. Divide dough in half and then each half into thirds.
  • Roll each piece of dough into a ball and then flatten it to a circle, about 6".
  • Heat a dry griddle or cast-iron skillet over medium-high and cook the tortillas one at a time in it. Cook for 2 minutes on the first side and then 1 minute on the second side. Serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cornmeal (masa harina)
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup warm water

Directions

  • Mix the cornmeal and salt together, then add the water little by little with a wooden spoon until it becomes a stiff dough. Divide dough in half and then each half into thirds.
  • Roll each piece of dough into a ball and then flatten it to a circle, about 6".
  • Heat a dry griddle or cast-iron skillet over medium-high and cook the tortillas one at a time in it. Cook for 2 minutes on the first side and then 1 minute on the second side. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories70
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium200mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars0g
Protein2g