Light and Simple Flour Tortillas
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- 2 c
- all purpose flour
- 1 tsp
- 1 tsp
- baking powder
- 1/2 c
- vegetable shortening
- 2 Tbsp
- olive oil, extra virgin
- 1 c
- hot water
1In a large bowl add dry ingredients mix with fork.
2Add shortening. Use a pastry cutter to blend shortening into the flour until resembles coarse crumbs.
3Make a well in the center add hot water/olive oil combine with fork. When dough comes together lightly flour board and knead for 5 mins. Let rest for 30 mins.
4Divide dough into 16 portions. Flour board/ rolling pin. Roll to desired size.
5I like to use the mexican comal to cook the tortillas, but you can use a nonstick skillet.
6Cook tortillas on both sides for about 1 min or until brown.