Tortilla Transformation: The 3-Ingredient Homemade Wonder
Here’s the thing—while store-bought tortillas are quick and convenient, they often contain unwanted preservatives and chemicals. The natural integrity of the ingredients is compromised, and what you’re left with is a product that just isn’t as good for you. That’s why we’re big fans of making your own tortillas at home. It’s all about pure, wholesome ingredients, and you’re in total control.
The Ultimate Simplicity: 3 Ingredients
Imagine making tortillas so delicious you’ll wonder why you didn’t switch to homemade sooner. All it takes is three simple ingredients: flour, water, and olive oil. That’s the kind of simplicity we all need in our lives.
The Health Benefits
The absence of preservatives and chemicals is the glaring advantage here. You know exactly what’s going into your food, and there’s a certain peace of mind that comes with that. Moreover, no artificial preservatives mean you’re treating your body to what it deserves—clean, straightforward nutrition.
Tailoring to Your Needs: Substitutions
Gluten-Free: Swap out the standard flour for a gluten-free version. Just make sure to check for the right binding agents to ensure your tortillas hold together.
Low-Fat: Consider using a lighter oil, like grapeseed or even avocado oil.
Keto-Friendly: Almond or coconut flour can work well as a low-carb substitute. Keep in mind that these flours absorb more moisture, so you might need to adjust your liquid ingredients.
Vegan: No changes are necessary; the basic recipe is already vegan-friendly.
Flexibility and Versatility
With these homemade tortillas, the culinary world is your oyster. Think beyond tacos—consider wraps, chilaquiles, or even homemade chips. Your homemade tortillas are blank canvases, begging you to get creative.
Quality Over Convenience
Yes, it’s convenient to grab a pack of tortillas from the store, but homemade tortillas win in the quality department. Plus, once you get the hang of it, you’ll find that making your own takes no time at all. And the taste—oh, the taste—will be leagues ahead of anything you buy prepackaged.
Will You Join the Revolution?
So there you have it. The case for homemade tortillas is strong: no preservatives, no chemicals, and customizable to your dietary needs.
Are you ready to take the plunge into this low-ingredient, high-flavor journey? I can’t wait to hear what creative uses you find for these kitchen staples. Drop your ideas and join the conversation below! 🌮👇🏻
3 Ingredient Flour Tortillas
- 2 ½ Cups All Purpose Flour (Substitude 1:1 gluten free, whole wheat or fine almond flour)
- 1 Cup Water
- 3 ½ Tbsp Olive Oil
- ½ Tsp Salt
- Combine the flour, water, olive oil and salt in a bowl. Mix well.
- Once a dough has formed, transfer it to a wel floured surface.
- Knead your dough, adding flour as required until the dough is no longer sticky (about 5-7 minutes).
- Cut your dough into 10-12 pieces, depending on desired size of tortillas. Roll your dough our into thin circles.
- Cook in a non-stick pan for 2-3 minutes on each side, until browned and cooked through.