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The Easiest Flour Tortillas Ever!

June 16, 2023

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

5 from 2 votes
Why buy those chemical infested grocery store tortillas, when you can make your own with only 3 ingredients at home! Quick, easy, and delicious, you'll never go back.
Servings 10 Tortillas
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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.
  • Enjoy!!
Course: Side Dish

Join the Conversation

  1. Holly Adams says:

    5 stars
    I consider myself a good cook for my family. I prefer organic homemade food as opposed to processed & prepared. I am quite delighted I found you and I am thoroughly enjoying try your recipes!

  2. 5 stars
    This recipe is incredible! I’ve made it multiple times and in batches since we fly through these tortillas. I’ve used different brand of flours / wheat berries and they’re delicious every time. They are loved by my husband, parents, siblings, and my 1 year old son.

    I do find myself continuously flouring my work surface for the 7-ish minutes I knead the dough for before it stops sticking to everything. Like lots of flour, close to 2 cups. Not sure if I’m making it more complicated somehow, but they come out perfectly every time.

    You won’t need another tortilla recipe in your life, this is it!

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