Flour Tortillas Diaz

Recipe by quixoposto
READY IN: 40mins




  • Mix the dry ingredients.
  • Add oil and mix with hands.
  • Mixing with your hands, add water a little at a time, until you get a soft dough.
  • You should be able to mix in all the dry ingredients, but the dough shouldn't be sticky.
  • (You can add in more flour if you add too much water.) On a floured surface, knead the dough for 2- 4 minutes, adding flour if the dough is sticky.
  • Form dough into a ball, cover with towel and place upside down bowl over dough.
  • Let the dough rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • NOTE: the dough will not rise, this just rests the gluten.
  • Heat ungreased griddle to medium-high.
  • Break off golf-ball sized pieces of dough and flatten into 5 inch circles.
  • On a floured surface roll out tortillas using a back and forth motion, turning the tortilla 1/4 turn after each roll.
  • Flip the tortilla at least once.
  • Place tortilla on hot griddle and cook till bubbles rise (20-25 seconds).
  • Flip and cook on the other side 20-25 seconds.
  • Finished tortillas will be speckled with brown.
  • Place cooked tortilla in a bowl covered and lined with a towels.
  • NOTE: When you get good you should be able to roll out a tortilla while one on the griddle cooks.