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Wordless Wednesday: Homemade Corn Tortillas

by Spicie Foodie on April 3, 2013

Wordless Wednesday: Homemade Corn Tortilla Recipe by Spicie Foodie | #mexican #tortillas #recipe #authentic

As the sun peeked out from behind the clouds I made corn tortillas.

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Homemade Corn Tortillas
 
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Making gluten free corn tortillas at home is easy! All you need is a little time and 3 ingredient to be rewarded with the taste of homemade tortillas.
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Recipe type: Bread, Gluten Free, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican, Gluten-Free
Ingredients
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups masa harina*
  • 1¼ cup water*
  • salt
Utensils:
  • tortilla press
  • plastic sandwich bag
  • griddle or large pan
Instructions
  1. Heat the griddle or pan over medium hight heat. Line the tortilla press with the plastic sandwich bag. Make sure the bag is large enough to overlap the press. Mix masa harina with a little bit of salt. Make a well in the center and gradually add water until the dough comes to a spongy wet consistency. Divide the dough into equal sized balls, about 14-16.
  2. Place one of the dough balls in the center of the press, and press down to flatten. Gently peel the tortilla away from the plastic bag and place on griddle/pan. Cook until small blisters begin to form, about 1 minute, flip and cook for another 40 seconds or until cooked through. Keep the cooked tortillas covered to prevent from drying out.
  3. Repeat step 2 until all of the tortillas have been cooked.
Notes
*The flour to water ratio will depend on how dry or humid conditions are in your kitchen. I suggest starting off with a little water and working as much as needed as the dough comes together. If you add too much water simply add a bit more flour into the mix.

Masa harina and tortilla press can be purchased here.

Wordless Wednesday: Homemade Corn Tortilla Recipe by Spicie Foodie | #mexican #tortillas #recipe #authentic

By the time I was finished cooking my tortillas the sun had retreated back behind the clouds. Thankfully my photography lamp kit saved the day!

 

More flat bread recipes:
Chinese Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing) by The Humpty Dumpty Kitchen
- Pita Bread by Pastry Affair
Chapatis (Indian Bread) by An Edible Mosaic
Wonton Crackers Recipe by MJ’s Kitchen

From my archives:
Corn Tortillas Made with Yellow Corn Flour
Flour Tortilla

 

Yummy Pics: A Food Blogger's Guide to Better Photos, Photography eBook by Spicie Foodie

 

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