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Wheat Tortillas

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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Solid vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (plus extra for greasing)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (use just enough to make soft dough)

In a food processor or bowl, combine the flour, salt, and baking powder.
Add the shortening and blend until crumbled.
Slowly add just enough water to make a soft dough.
Remove to a lightly floured work surface and cover with pastry cloth.
Allow to rest for half an hour.
Roll out thinly; cut into 5 in. (12.5 cm) rounds.
Fry on a lightly greased grill or skillet; turn frequently.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 913 Calories from Fat 21

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.8%

Saturated Fat 0.39 g1.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2337.6 mg97.4%

Total Carbohydrates 192 g64%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 26 g51.7%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 40.7% Iron 67.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wheat Tortillas Recipe