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Flour Tortillas

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  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (not boiling)

Mix the first 4 ingredients.
Add water.
Knead until dough is elastic.
Make into balls size of a golf ball.
Let set 10 minutes.
Roll over into round circles like pie crust about 9 inch diameter.
Bake on a hot, hot griddle like hot cakes.
Turn over when brown on each side.
Now you may add any filling you like; meat, beans etc.
to make tacos, tortillas, burritos or crepes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1973 Calories from Fat 635

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 72 g110.8%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.3%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2552.1 mg106.3%

Total Carbohydrates 288 g96%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.6%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 39 g77.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 61.8% Iron 101.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Flour Tortillas Recipe