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Wheat Tortillas

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried

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