HomeMade Tortillas

February 22, 2013

This is a recipe that was passed down to me from grandmothers. I am not sure if it originated somewhere, but if it does, I am not aware of where.

Wheat Ingredients:

  • 10 oz. all-purpose white flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 oz. white vegetable shortening
  • 5-6 oz warm water

Corn Ingredients:

  • 5 oz. all-purpose white flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 5 oz maize meal
  • 1-1/2 oz white vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 cup warm water

Instructions:

Mix all but water first, then water til doughy. Knead 2-3 minutes. Let rest 15 minutes. Separate into 10 equal clumps. Cover with a damp cloth. Roll out 7-8 inches in diameter. Cook in skillet 20-30 seconds each side.

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