Steph's Flour Tortillas Recipe

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Steph's Flour Tortillas

Stephanie L.


My husband and I love Mexican food but I don't care for the store bought flour tortillas as they are too thick. We often eat tortillas as bread with any meal,right off the grill and buttered,so good!

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2 c flour
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. baking powder
1/4 c vegetable shortening
1/2 c warm water


1Mix flour,salt and baking powder.Add shortening,cut in until crumbly.Add warm water,mix into a ball. Knead,until the ball is smooth. Let sit 10-15 mins.
Make several balls(whatever size you want the tortillas to be,roll out as thin as possible.Place on a hot griddle and cook about 30 secs on each side.Cover with a tea towel while cooking tortillas

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Mexican