These were great! I was very skeptical at first about the limited ingredients - especially considering most tortilla recipes I have tried have always called for some shortening or oil and these do not. I made these entirely by hand, including the mixing and kneading of the dough, and they came out smooth and perfect. They cooked very quickly and exactly as described. My family never knew this was a fat reduced recipe. Thanks for sharing this terrific recipe!
Dancer, What an easy recipe to make! These turned out much better than the tortilla in the store. Thanks for posting! Barb
This recipe turned out super! I made this for my family, but I didn;t tell them that I made them myself. They all said that the tortillas were excellent and asked what brand they were. When I told them they wre homemade, everyone was surprised! The tortillas were very thin and light. They had a nice taste, also. It was a little hard trying to get them very thin and circular, though. Thanks so much for the recipe!
What can be said, these are amazing. I have an 8-inch tortilla press and they came out perfect. As said above nobdy new they were home made. Prefection. Thanks so much. Polly
Fantastic Torts, Dancer! Super-simple, quick and easy to make up. The taste is just ducky! Keep those great recipes comin! Thanks for posting another winner! Laudee C.
My first attempt at making tortillas is a success! Great detailed recipe, easy to follow, great results! THANK YOU!
These tortillas turned out really good, considering how low-fat they are. It was my first effort at making homemade tortillas, so they didn't turn out very round, but the taste is what matters anyway, eh? My husband suggested that recipes with a little bit of shortening or lard have a little better flavor, but when you fill the tortillas with lots of flavorful meat and toppings, the flavor of the tortilla isn't quite as important. They were fun to make and I will definitely try these again!
These tortillas turned out delicious - as good or better than store-bought, and without the laundry list of added chemicals. However, it took me 2 tries to get it right. The first time I tried a half-recipe and the dough simply couldn't spread thin. I'm pretty sure I added too much water to the dough. They ended up more like nan than tortillas, but they were still decent, if a tad disappointing. The second time I made a full batch and just to make things more complicated used whole wheat flour instead of regular. I resisted the urge to add more water even though the dough seemed really really thick and hard. I'm glad I did, because the dough then spread as thin as I wanted and the tortillas turned out beautifully. I don't think I'll ever buy tortillas again.
I used this receipe to try and make totillas without my mexican husband's help and the dough was not right, nor did the tortillas taste as fantastic as his. He said they needed shortening. The dough should be kind of spongy, and this dough was too hard.
these tasted great, and dh loves this, but that is actually a bad thing, since i found it was a real workout to roll them out - maybe a tortilla press would make this easier? CHristmas is coming...