- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup water
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Stir in water and oil. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10-12 times, adding a little flour or water if needed to achieve a smooth dough. Let rest for 10 minutes.
- Divide dough into eight portions. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a 7-in. circle.
- In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook tortillas over medium heat for 1 minute on each side or until lightly browned. Keep warm. Yield: 8 tortillas.
Reviews for Homemade Tortillas
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"The one star isn't directed to the lady who posted the recipe but I just tried it and did not turn out at all lol I thought they would not sure what I am doing wrong not sure if I'm using too much flour for rolling or not but they just don't look right going to see if maybe my hubby can try it thanks"
"Well I'm doing it right now in the middle of it haven't tried it yet but seems to be working out pretty good it seems like the way my grandma makes it but since I haven't tried t yet just giving it a 3"
"Easy to make excellent recipe. Have tried to make these before and could never get it right. Worked first time. Thanks for a wonderful recipe"
"I followed the recipe exactly as stated and my tortillas turned out perfectly! The only thing I had to do was add a little extra water because the dough was a little dry. My previous attempt at homemade tortillas was awful, so I am very excited to have found this recipe. I am interested in trying coconut oil as another reviewer did. Will try it next time, which will be very soon, as I can't wait to eat these tortillas again!"
"Dilli is right, my mom use to make tortilla every morning and used a pinch of baking powder and lard instead of oil along with all the other ingredients. That is how real tortillas are made."