I never get tired of trying to make homemade versions of stuff we usually buy. Not only is it a fun little challenge, but it’s also nice to know exactly what ingredients are in what we’re eating.
Flour tortillas fall on the pretty easy side of the homemade spectrum, although realistically, I won’t make them every single time we want to eat them, just because they take a little more time. When I do have extra time though, I’ll absolutely be making these, because they are incredibly delicious.
Makes 8-10 tortillas
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup water
Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Add the oil and water and stir together until well blended.
On a floured surface, knead the mixture for 3-5 minutes, or until the dough is soft and no longer sticky.
Cover and set aside for 20 minutes. Divide the dough into 8-10 balls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
On a floured surface, roll out each ball into a thin, 6 inch circle with a rolling pin.
Cook the tortillas in an ungreased pan over high heat until lightly browned on both sides.
Cover with a damp paper towel until ready to serve, to keep them warm and moist.
Enjoy (preferably as a taco!)
Adapted from Celebrate San Antonio