Read more 6/22/2007, this is a very "basic" corn tortilla recipe.
I have a tortilla press, and I use a frozen sotrage bag cut to the size of the press circle.
Read more, most helpful critical review 8/21/2011, to be a really chewy, soft tortilla, these need much more lard/shortening - at least 1/2 cup.
Like another reviewer I also used hot water.Log in or sign up to post and comment!The steam that is trapped within the tortillas mak.He taught me how many years ago.2) Don't use plastic wrap or wax paper; both are.Read more 11/18/2002, a few workshop eten maken helpful hints to an otherwise good recipe.Read more 3/28/2005, i've come to love pixel art avatar maker making tortillas at home, and I always use this recipe.They turned out tender and yummy.Per Serving: 146 calories;.5 g fat;.4 g carbohydrates;.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 mg sodium.I added a bit of salt to the flour before mixing it with water.Read more 6/13/2009, addendum: If you make the tortillas 'right' they will puff up (or hinflar as we latin people say no baking powder is needed.
They always turned out like thick roadmaps.
Read more 5/6/2009, yes, these are way better than the tortillas in a bag.
There was a previous comment about the tortillas not puffing.Read more 5/17/2009, this recipe turned out great!I love the fact that you don't.Help, contact, sitemap, reporting on what you care about.I use a locally produced masa available in our area to make corn tortillas very similar to your recipe.I didn't have lard, shortening or even margarine so I used butter.I used 1/2 white and 1/2 whole wheat flour and shortening instead of lard.
You must use HOT water!
Read more 4/18/2009, if you cant eat lard, you can insted use margarine, they taste the same.