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Corn Tortillas From Scratch

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Yellow cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Pour boiling water over cornmeal and soak 20 minutes, or until mixture is cool enough to handle.
Add flour and salt gradually, blending with the fingertips until mixture forms a stiff dough.
Knead the dough 10 minutes.
Cover with a damp cloth and allow to rest 5 minutes.
Form dough into small balls.
On a floured surface, roll the balls into 4-inch rounds, no more than 1/8-inch thick.
Cook on an ungreased griddle over medium heat for 2 minutes on each side.
Use in any recipe calling for tortillas.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Kneading
Ingredient: 
Corn

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