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    Kitchen Dictionary: tortilla

    Pronounced: tohr-TEE-yuh


    From Mexico, an unleavened, round, flat bread resembling a very thin pancake. Tortillas can be made from corn flour (masa) or wheat flour, but they are always baked on a griddle. Tortillas can be eaten plain or wrapped around various fillings. Tortillas are the base for burritos, tacos and a multitude of other dishes. Both corn and flour tortillas are sold prepackaged in the refrigerated section of most supermarkets. In Spain the word tortilla refers to a thin omelet, the tradition version of which contains potatoes and Spanish onions.

    plural: tortillas

    Ethnicity: Mexican Ingredient

    Season: available year-round

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    Nutrition Facts

    Calculated for 1 tortilla
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 52
    Calories from Fat 6 (11%)
    Total Fat 0.7g 1%
    Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
    Trans Fat 0.0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 10mg 0%
    Potassium 44mg 1%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.7g 3%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
    Sugars 1.5g
    Protein 1.4g 2%

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