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Tortillas De Harina

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  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Creates A Browner Bubbled Surface)
  Lard/Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

1 Combine dry ingredients, then cut in the lard (butter will not yield as tender tortillas nor as traditional a flavor) with a pastry blender or your fingers.
2 Add the warm water, a few drops at a time, and work dough with your hands until manageable.
3 Knead the dough 15 to 20 times, then allow it to stand for 10 minutes.
4 Form the dough into balls the size of an egg, then roll them with a bollito or small rolling pin until they are about 6 inches in diameter and about 1/8 inch thick.
5 If possible, use a hot cast-iron griddle or stove lid. A regular griddle or frypan can be used, but the tortillas will not brown as well. Cook each tortilla until it has light brown flecks on each side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2376 Calories from Fat 582

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g99.9%

Saturated Fat 24.3 g121.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 57 mg19%

Sodium 4693.1 mg195.5%

Total Carbohydrates 386 g128.8%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g54.1%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 52 g103.3%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 82.5% Iron 135.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tortillas De Harina Recipe