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Recipe Name: Flour Tortillas Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Mexican Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Breads Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 12

2 Cup(s) Unbleached flour
1 Teaspoon(s) Salt
3 Tablespoon(s) Lard or shortening
1/2 Cup(s) Warm Water
Mix flour and salt; cut in lard until particles are the size of
finecrumbs. Sprinkle in water; one tablespoon at a time, until all
flour ismoistened and dough almost cleans the sides of the bowl.
Gather doughinto a ball; divide into 12 equal parts for 6-inch
tortillas, 8 equalparts for 8-inch tortillas, or 6 equal parts for
10-inch tortillas. Shape each part into a ball; brush lightly with
lard. Cover and letrest 20 minutes. For each tortilla, roll 1 ball on
a floured surfaceinto 6, 8, or 10-inch circle. Heat ungreased griddle
or skillet overmedium-high heat unti hot. Cook tortilla until dry
around edge andblsiters appear on the surface, about 2 minutes. Turn
and cook theother side until dry, about 1 minute. Stack tortillas,
placing waxedpapper between each. Cover with damp towel. Makes 12
6-inch, 8 8-inch or6 10-inch tortillas.Miscellaneous recipes from the
collection of Mike Orchekowski.

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 105
Calories From Fat: 31
Total Fat: 3.4g
Cholesterol: 1.8mg
Sodium: 194.5mg
Potassium: 22.4mg
Carbohydrates: 15.9g
Fiber: <1g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: 2.2g

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