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Corn Tortillas From Scratch

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

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1492 Calories from Fat 73

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.9%

Saturated Fat 0.39 g1.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1038.9 mg43.3%

Total Carbohydrates 312 g104.2%

Dietary Fiber 17.3 g69.3%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 36 g72.8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 4.5% Iron 93.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Corn Tortillas From Scratch Recipe