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Homemade Tortillas

 Homemade Tortillas
I usually have to double this recipe because we go through them quickly. Tender, chewy and simple, you'll never use store-bought tortillas again. —Kristin Van Dyken, West Richland, Washington
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 tortilla equals 159 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 148 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.