Wheat Tortillas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 141.5
  • Total Fat: 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 99.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

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The best wheat tortillas you will ever have! The best wheat tortillas you will ever have!
Number of Servings: 16


    * 2 3/4 cups of whole wheat flour
    * ½ tsp of salt
    * 1 tsp baking powder
    * ½ cup of olive oil
    * 1 cup of hot water


Mix the flour and salt. Mix in the oil by hand until the mixture resembles small peas. Add the water slowly until you have a soft elastic ball. You may need to add a little more or less water, but do it slowly. You may not really need as much water as you think you do. Knead until smooth. Cover with a damp towel and then let rest 1-8 hours.

Make about 16 golf ball sized balls. Flatten and roll each ball into a flat round disk. Cook on a very hot cast iron skillet. No oil is necessary. Flip when bottom side is golden, the top should be bubbling slightly when ready. Use a spatula to lift the edge and check for doneness before flipping completely. Keep the cooked tortillas warm by covering with a damp towel while you continue to cook.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TRUELIFE.

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